Peruvian President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski took part in the inauguration of the newly-appointed National Police Director General Richard Zubiate Talledo.
Held on Tuesday morning in Lima, the ceremony was also attended by Interior Minister Carlos Basombrio.
Zubiate's appointment was made in accordance with a Supreme Resolution
published in the official gazette El Peruano.
The new Director General replaces recently-retired Vicente Romero Fernandez, to whom grateful thanks were expressed for the time he served the nation.