Ministry of Interior Wins Award of Best Field Information and Operational Cooperation in Anti-Narcotic

Doha, – The Ministry of Interior confirmed that winning the Award of Best Field Information and Operational Cooperation in Anti-Narcotic on the Arab, regional and international levels in is an evidence of the hard work and great efforts being exerted by the State of Qatar in the fight against drugs and information and operational cooperation with brotherly and friendly countries in anti-narcotic .

The award was announced during the 30th Conference of Chiefs of Anti-Narcotics Agencies in Arab Countries which was held in the headquarters of the General Secretariat of the Arab Interior Ministers in the Tunisian capital.

The Ministry said in a press release on Saturday that the award also reflects the outstanding efforts of the Drugs Enforcement Administration (DEA) and the ongoing cooperation and coordination with various support agencies in the fight against drugs in Arab, regional and international levels.

On this occasion, Brigadier General Ahmed Khalifa Al Kuwari, Director of Anti-Narcotics General Administration at the Ministry of Interior said the MOI was awarded this prize for the second consecutive year and it represents a culmination of the great efforts being exerted by the Ministry, the ongoing information and operational cooperation with brotherly and friendly countries, resulting in several drug seizures and foiling of drug smuggling operations in the region.

Brigadier General Amr Mohammed Saleh Al Humaidi, DEA Assistant Director, has received the Award on behalf of the Ministry of Interior .

The two-day meeting covered issues like international developments in illegal drug trade, impact on the Arab region, as well as legal action by Arab states to monitor chemicals used in the manufacture of illegal drugs.

Source: Qatar News Agency

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