Al-Khobar, Saudi Arabia – P/SSupt. Jimmy L. Manabat is the new Police Attaché deployed by the Philippine Government in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. He arrived on 24 February 2009 and paid a courtesy call to Ambassador Antonio P. Villamor the following day together with SPO4 Wendel D. Vergara who will serve as his Administrative Assistant. They will hold office at the Philippine Embassy Riyadh premises.
P/SSupt Manabat is a graduate of the Philippine Military Academy (PMA) in 1983. He obtained his Masters in Public Administration at the University of South Eastern Philippines in 2005. He started his career at the PMA in 1979 as a simple cadet, rose from the rank and currently holds the position of Police Senior Superintendent at the Philippine National Police (PNP). His thirty (30) years of experience and dedicated service in the Philippine law enforcement and vast knowledge obtained from the various local and international seminars and/or workshops he attended, earned him the trust and confidence of the Philippine government officials to assign him in the Kingdom in order to represent the PNP and the Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) on matters pertaining to police functions. He is married to Mrs. Tita Manabat and is blessed with a son.