Panafrican News Agency

Libyan, Dutch security officials discuss twinning Interpol bureau

Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - Libyan and Dutch officials on on Wednesday discussed a twinning project between the Interpol Bureaux of the two countries, to increase cooperation and exchange of information and experiences in various fields, the Libyan Ministry of Interior announced.

The twinning project was discussed at a meeting at the headquarters of the Arab and International Criminal Police Office in Tripoli between Libyan Interpol officials and the Dutch regional security attaché in Libya, Marcelo Nogard, a statement by the Ministry of the Interior said.

The meeting reviewed specialised training programmes for members of the Bureau and the Ministry of Interior and the strengthening of cooperation and communication between the two parties.

The head of the Libyan bureau, Colonel Major Adel al-Sharawi, the director of the Department of Relations and Cooperation, Colonel Major Salaheddine Ben Suleiman, the head of Administrative Affairs at the

Bureau's Arab and International Criminal Court, Colonel Murad al-Majeh, and Colonel Jawhar al-Fitouri, liaison officer at the Interpol bureau in Tripoli, took part in the meeting.

The visit of the Dutch security attaché is part of the continuity of planned visits, in prior coordination between the Ministries of Foreign Affairs and Interior, through the Directorate of Relations and Cooperation of the Ministry of Interior.

The Dutch regional security attaché in Libya, Tunisia, Algeria and Egypt, Marcelo Nogard, praised the performance level of the criminal investigation elements and the extent to which they keep pace with the rapid development in the world in the fight against various crimes.

He expressed his country's willingness to build bridges of joint cooperation between the two sides in the field of combating the crimes of forgery and falsification of official documents, criminal investigations, criminal laboratories and many other areas of security.

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