From March 29 - April 2, UNODC conducted a multi-agency training course on risk indicators led advanced search techniques in Turkmenabat and the Farap port of entry. The course was designed under Project J92 "Strengthening the Turkmen-Uzbek border in particular at the Farap checkpoint." 5 experts from Turkish law enforcement agencies shared their expertise on systematic and risk indicator led vehicle, container, and passenger search techniques.
The one week training course was attended by 20 officers from Turkmenistan's law enforcement agencies including the State Border, Customs and Drug Control Services and the Ministries of National Security and Internal Affairs The training included practical exercises at the Farap port of entry.
This course was the first in a series aimed at strengthening border control capacities in Turkmenistan under UNODC national project AD/TKM/J92.