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enrolled at Mozambique police academy
East Timor: Six Timorese students enrolled at Mozambique police academy
Maputo, Aug. 25 (Lusa) - Six students from East Timor have this year enrolled to take a degree in police science at Mozambique's Academy of Police Science (ACIPOL) as part of an agreement between the Mozambique and East Timor governments, officials said Thursday.
The students, who will undertake a five-year degree, are the first foreigners to enrol at the academy.
Portugal supported ACIPOL, which was set up five years ago, by sending several instructors from the Portuguese police to design the academy's curriculum.
Training cooperation between Mozambique and East Timor began in the 1970s when an agreement was established with the Eduardo Mondlane University (UEM) in Maputo to teach exiled Timorese students.
East Timor's current Prime Minister, Mari Alkatari, received his law degree from UEM.