Rwanda National Police (RNP) and Rwanda Investigation Bureau (RIB) held a joint management meeting on Wednesday, October 4, to strengthen partnership in matters of security and justice. ALSO READ: Rwanda’s deputy police chief Ujeneza in Angola for Interpol regional conference While opening the meeting held at RNP General Headquarters, the Minister of Interior, Alfred Gasana, said that the two institutions have a lot in common in the field of security and justice. The meeting was also attended by Inspector General of Police (IGP) Felix Namuhoranye and RIB Secretary-General Col (Rtd) Jeannot Ruhunga. ALSO READ: RIB to cede some powers to police under new legislation The Minister said the duties of the Police and RIB are complementary, and are among the pillar towards sustainable development. He said: Rwandans need security and justice to be able to contribute to the development of their country to the best of their ability. “This requires working diligently and thoughtfully, offering quality services, being innovative and sustaining what has been achieved.” Collaboration not an option He called for strengthened efforts against crimes such as theft, sexual and domestic violence, and curbing road accidents. Namuhoranye said that collaboration between RNP and RIB is not an option but a must to ensure safety, security and justice for Rwandans. The Minister of Justice and Attorney General, Emmanuel Ugirashebuja, emphasized that close collaboration between the police and RIB guarantees the best services required by Rwandans. We do a lot but we are equally required to do a lot more, and that because of the leadership that has a bigger vision for the people and country, Ugirashebuje said.