New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the 90th Interpol General Assembly on Tuesday in Pragati Maidan. The 90th General Assembly of INTERPOL will be held from October 18 to 21. The meeting will be attended by delegations from 195 INTERPOL member countries. Ministers, police chiefs of countries, heads of National Central Bureaus and senior police officers attended the meet. The General Assembly is INTERPOL's supreme governing body and meets once a year to take key decisions related to its functioning.
The INTERPOL General Assembly meeting is taking place in India after a gap of about 25 years. India's proposal to host the INTERPOL General Assembly in 2022 in New Delhi coincided with the celebrations for the 75th year of India's independence which was accepted by the General Assembly with an overwhelming majority.
The event provides an opportunity to showcase the best practices in India's law and order system to the entire world. Union Home Minister Amit Shah, INTERPOL President Ahmed Naser Al Raisi and Secretary General Jurgen Stock, CBI Director SK Jaiswal were also present on the occasion.
(With PTI inputs)
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