Editor in Chief: Moh. Reza Huwaida Tuesday, November 13th, 2018

OSCE Supports Visit of Tajik and Afghan Border Security and Management Representatives to Japan

OSCE Supports Visit of Tajik and  Afghan Border Security and Management  Representatives to Japan

DUSHANBAI - Delegations from Tajikistan and Afghanistan led, respectively, by the Commander of the Border Troops of Tajikistan, Colonel-General Rajabali Rahmonali, and the Head of the Afghan Border Police of Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, Brigadier General Abdullah Stanakzai, paid a visit to Tokyo, Japan, from 22 to 30 September 2018. The visit was organized by the OSCE Programme Office in Dushanbe.
The purpose of the visit was to foster cross-border and regional co-operation among the OSCE participating States and the Asian Partners for Co-operation and strengthen their security dialogue.
During the visit, Ambassador Tuula Yrjölä, the then Head of the Programme Office in Dushanbe, introduced the work of the Office, emphasizing OSCE-Japan co-operation. The Tajik and Afghan commanders briefed their Japanese hosts on the achievements in their respective border agencies, as well as present and future prospects for co-operation with Japan on border security and management.
The delegations met with Hideki Uyama, Deputy Assistant Minister, Deputy Director-General from European Affairs Bureau; Rear Admiral Hiroshi Ito, Deputy Assistant Chief Cabinet Secretariat, National Security Secretariat from Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan;  Hideharu Maruyama, Director, Entry and Status Division of the Immigration Bureau of Japan; and Hideo Tsuda, Director of the Customs Branch of Haneda International Airport. (Agencies)