Director of the Doha-based GCC Criminal Information Center to Combat Drugs (GCC-CICCD) Brig. Gen. Issa Saeed Zayed Al Kuwari confirmed that the center has achieved great milestones in the field of counter-narcotics operation, thanks to the significant cooperation among the member states.
During his meeting on Tuesday with a delegation from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia headed by Director-General of the General Directorate of Narcotics Control Major General Mohammed bin Saeed Al-Qarni, Brig. Gen. Al Kuwari said that what has been achieved in the field of narcotics combating, comes as a result of blessed and distinguished efforts, as well as fruitful cooperation among anti-drug agencies in GCC states and GCC-CICCD, in light of the sound directives, and unwavering support from Their Excellences the ministers of interior in GCC states.
For his part, Major General Al-Qarni asserted the criticality of gulf and international cooperation and coordination in countering the security challenges in all fields, specially in the area of combating narcotics and organized crimes, that primarily require gulf synergistic efforts to combat them, in light of the steadfast and accelerating pace of techniques the criminal cartels are pursuing in planning and carrying out their illicit acts, in addition to the growing utilisation of modern technology in this field.
During the visit, the Saudi delegation got familiarized with the center's efforts, activities, and accomplishments in the area of illicit trafficking in narcotic drugs and psychotropic substances.
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