Change of the Civilian Police Officers Dispatched to the United Nations Integrated Mission in Timor-Leste (UNMIT)
July 24, 2007
- The Government of Japan decided to recall Mr. Shigeru Yotoriyama, Chief of the International Peace Cooperation Mission in Timor-Leste, and Mr. Toru Uto, a member of the Mission, who had been dispatched to the United Nations Integrated Mission in Timor-Leste (UNMIT), after a 6-month period of service in the field that started on February 2, 2007, and to dispatch the following two police officers as their replacement:
- Mr. Kunitaka Tomita, Chief Superintendent, National Police Agency
- Mr. Hirokazu Tsutsui, Superintendent, National Police
- Mr. Tomita will be appointed Chief of Mission as successor to Mr. Yotoriyama. Mr. Tomita will also assume the position of special advisor directly under Mr. Rodolfo Asel Tor, Police Commissioner, Chief of the UN Police Component. Mr. Tsutsui will assume the position of assistant to the special advisor, and both of them will depart from Japan on August 3.