(G.N.S) dt. 18
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address the 90th Interpol General Assembly (GA) on 18th October at around 1:45 PM in Pragati Maidan, New Delhi.
Union Home Minister Amit Shah, INTERPOL President Ahmed Naser Al Raisi and Secretary General Jurgen Stock, CBI Director Subodh Kumar Jaiswal will also participate in the event.
The event, concluding on 21st October, provides an opportunity to showcase best practices in India’s law and order system.
The General Assembly is INTERPOL’s supreme governing body and meets once a year to take key decisions related to its functioning.
Reportedly, 195 INTERPOL member countries comprising of Ministers, Police Chiefs of countries, Heads of National Central Bureaus and Senior police officers are participating.
The INTERPOL GA meeting is taking place in India after a gap of about 25 years – it was last held in 1997. India’s proposal to host the INTERPOL General Assembly in 2022 at New Delhi coinciding with celebrations for 75th year of India’s independence was accepted by the General Assembly with overwhelming majority.