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Training on Precursor Control for Law Enforcement Officers in Sri Lanka - 27th to 28th March 2008
Contributed by K Raghavan, Project Officer, RAS/H60
Participants taking the Computer Based Test
Project H60 in collaboration with National Dangerous Drugs Control Board, organized an intensive 2- day training program on precursor chemical control from 27-28 March 2008 at Colombo, Sri Lanka. 26 officials from the Police, Customs, Excise and lab analysts participated in the training programme.
The training also included a Computer Based Training module. The participants gave a Computer Based Test in groups before the program and individual written tests at the close of the training. The scores obtained by them were indicative of their high level of understanding.
Mr. D. P. Mendis, Chairman, NDDCB addressing the representatives of the Industry and Trade on 29 March 2008
They were divided into two working groups and after detailed discussions presented valuable inputs for strengthening interdiction at airports, seaports and the need for coordination among law enforcement agencies to curb drug/precursor trafficking in the context of Sri Lanka.
A meeting was organized with the representatives of the industry and trade in Sri Lanka on 29 March 2008 to encourage them for adopting a Voluntary Code of Conduct to prevent diversion of precursor chemicals from the licit trade.
Moments from the training course:
Mr. Rajiv Walia, Project Coordinator, UNODC, giving a presentation during the training program
Representatives of the Srilankan industry and trade at the Industry Meet