Burkinabe President receives UAE’s candidate for INTERPOL’s presidency

Burkinabe President receives UAE's candidate for INTERPOL's presidency

Ouagadougou (UNA-OIC) – Burkina Faso’s President Roch Marc Christian Kaboré has received Inspector General of the UAE Ministry of Interior Maj. Gen. Dr. Ahmed Nasser Al Raisi, UAE’s candidate for the presidency of the International Criminal Police Organization (INTERPOL).

The two sides discussed a number of issues of common interest related to bolstering international cooperation and coordination for combating organized crime, Emirates News Agency, WAM, reported on Saturday.

President Kaboré expressed his pride and happiness at this visit, as well as his desire to work with the UAE to strengthen cooperation and coordination between the two friendly countries, for the interest of their peoples and the aspirations of their wise leadership.

Later, Al Raisi met with Minister of Security Maxime Kone, chiefs of the police and gendarmerie and a number of senior officials, where they discussed ways of consolidating joint action and issues related to police work, including fighting organized crime and exchange of expertise and best practices.

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