14 Oct, Kathmandu: Inspector General of Police Sarbendra Khanal on Sunday night left for Chile to take part in the 88th INTERPOL General Assembly scheduled for October 15-18.
IGP Khanal is accompanied by Deputy Inspector General of Police at the Central Investigation Bureau, Niraj Bahadur Shahi and Senior Superintendent of Police at INTERPOL section, Umesh Raj Joshi.
To be attended by chief of 194 INTERPOL member states, the Assembly would discuss 19 points issues relating to security measures to be taken by crime and security sector across the world, according to the police headquarters, Kathmandu. Following IGP Khanal’s departure, Additional Inspector General of Police Puskar Karki has been assigned to look after day-to-day work of police administration in the absence of IGP.
The General Assembly, which is attended by the Head of NCB of the 194 Interpol Member States, has a program to discuss and decide on the following issues, including:
- General Review of INTERPOL’s Rules on the Processing of DATA (RPD) and Proposals for Amendment,
- Composition of the Executive Committee,
- Amendment of the Sanctions Provided for under article 52 of the General Regulations,
- Draft cooperation agreement between the International Criminal Police Organization (INTERPOL) and the Southern African Development Community (SADC),
- Annual Report on the lists of existing and new cooperation agreements with international and private entities involving Data Processing,
- Annual Financial Report and Financial Statements for 2018,
- Reports of the external auditors on the 2018 accounts,
- Strengthening INTERPOL’s cooperation with the EUROPEAN UNION,
- Project Gateway Developing Partnerships with the Private Sector to Combat Cybercrime,
- Appointment of the Secretary General,
- Creation of a Standing Committee on the processing of Data,
- Working group to review Legal Provisions relating to INTERPOL’s Governance Bodies: Progress Report,
- Application for membership by the Republic of KOSOVO,
- I-CORE: INTERPOL Policing Capabilities Transformation Roadmap,
- Draft Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between INTEPOL and North Atlantic Treaty Organization’s (NATO) Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers EUROPE (SHAPE),
- Draft cooperation Agreement between the Inter-Regional Coordination Center for the Implementation of the Regional Strategy for Maritime Safety and Security in Central and West Africa and the International Criminal Police Organization – INTERPOL,
- Activity report of the commission for the control of INTERPOL’s Files for 2018,
- Programme of activities and draft budget for 2020,
- Establishment of a Middle East and North Africa Regional Bureau in Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia- Draft Host Country Agreement.