Training for Dog Handlers

The UNODC Programme Office in Turkmenistan and the Turkish International Cooperation and Development Agency (TIKA) organized  three-month training on drugs identification for the dog handlers for the State Drug Control Service in June 2011.  Training  was organized in the framework of UNODC project "Strengthening border control along the Turkmen-Uzbek border, in particular at Farap checkpoint" and co-financed by  the TIKA. Two sniffing dogs have also been purchased  for  the State Drug Control Service.