Tajik president convenes meeting with senior security officials

18/07/2016 16:45
Asia-Plus
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DUSHANBE, July 18, 2016, Asia-Plus -- President Emomali Rahmon convened on July 18 a meeting in Dushanbe of senior police and security officials to discuss efforts to combat organized crime and drug trafficking, provide supremacy of law, and strengthen border security.

According to the Tajik president’s official website, the meeting participants included Security Council Secretary, Supreme Court Chairman, Prosecutor-General, Minister of Defense, Interior Ministry, Head of the State Committee for National Security, Head of the Committee for Emergency Situations and Civil Defense, Director of the Drug Control Agency, and Director of the Agency for ate Financial Control and Combating Corruption.

The heads of the country's law enforcement agencies reportedly briefed the president on their efforts to investigate and prosecute criminal cases related to organized crime, etc.  

Emomali Rahmon called on the senior security officials to be “politically vigilant and provide security of the state and the people.”

He also ordered them to take measures to strengthen Tajik-Afghan border security and improve combat preparedness of Tajikistan’s armed forces so that they could counter “modern threats and challenges.”

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