Tuesday, January 02, 2018
Kabul (BNA) Interior Minister Wais Ahmad Barmak has discussed military cooperation with his Turkish counterpart during a meeting in Ankara, a statement said Monday.
Barmak arrived in the Turkish capital at the head of a high-level delegation on Sunday, the Ministry of Interior (MoI) said in a statement.
Barmak and his Turkish counterpart Süleyman Soylu discussed bilateral cooperation and strengthening friendly relations between the two countries. They also talked about cooperation in increasing higher educational facilities for Afghan police officers pursuing bachelors and master’s degrees, the source said.
Technical cooperation in improving MoI detective organs’ capacity and dealing with cybercrimes were other issues discussed in the meeting. The two sides also talked about counternarcotic, treatment of injured Afghan police and establishing a major police hotline center in Afghanistan.
Both sides agreed that a high-level delegation from Turkey would visit Afghanistan in near future to prepare plans for implementation of these programs.