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11 April 2017Belarus ready to provide assistance in training specialists for Namibian police

Belarus is ready to provide assistance in training personnel for Namibian police units, BelTA learned from the website of the Belarusian Interior Ministry.

On 4 April Belarusian Interior Minister Igor Shunevich met with Minister of Safety and Security of Namibia Charles Namoloh. The parties discussed the ways to expand cooperation between the two countries in the law enforcement area. Igor Shunevich emphasized the interest in establishing direct contacts with the Namibian police. In his words, the current meeting will add momentum to the existing bilateral ties and outline new areas of cooperation, first of all in combating international terrorism, trafficking in drugs and persons. The minister added that Belarus has rich experience and a well-developed system of training specialists for the law enforcement agencies of foreign states. The country is ready to provide comprehensive assistance in training personnel for the Namibian police units.

In turn, Charles Namoloh expressed confidence that the visit would help take partner relations between the law enforcers of Belarus and Namibia onto a qualitatively new level and strengthen professional contacts between them. The Minister of Safety and Security added that he is happy to get familiar with the operation of the Belarusian Interior Ministry and visit the ministry's educational establishments and companies producing goods for the needs of the law-enforcement bodies