IPA Moldova organise Ice Fishing Competition ‘In Memoriam Anabela Alferes’

21 Apr 2021

mdfish2On 21st February 2021, a friendly ice fishing contest was organised on Ghidighici Lake near Chisinau, entitled “in memoriam Anabela Alferes, ex-president of IPA Portugal”.

35 contestants participated, including 12 IPA members from Moldova.

Between the IPA members the ranking was as follows:

  1. Andrei Platon, (Guard Services territorial bureau)
  2. Sergiu Țurcan, (State Guard and Protection Service territorial bureau)
  3. Sergiu Cazacu, (State Guard and Protection Service territorial bureau)

At the end of the competition, all contestants were presented with diplomas on behalf of the IPA Republic of Moldova Section, as well with medals and gifts from sponsors.

The competition ended with a memorial service for all IPA members in the world who have passed away due to incurable diseases and the pandemic, officiated by a council of military priests.

We congratulate all contestants and winners.

We thank the organisers and express our special gratitude to Major General Victor Țărnă, president of the IPA SPPS Republic of Moldova territorial bureau, for organising and conducting the event in good conditions, promoting the values of the International Police Association nationally and internationally.

In addition, we would like to thank Gheorghe Gandrabur, first vice-president of IPA Moldova for the inspiration and effort to give life to this project of solidarity and humanity in memory of Anabela Alferes, the former president of IPA Portugal, who will forever remain in our hearts.


We present our gratitude to Archimandrite Nicolae (Roșca), president of the Synodal Sector Pastoral Activity in the Ministry of Internal Affairs, the Ministry of Defence and law enforcement agencies, and also the council of military priests for the memorial service.

Servo per Amikeco!

Mihai Cebotari, President of IPA Moldova, on behalf of the NEC