UNODC Regional Representative Concludes Visit to the Kyrgyz Republic 

From 20-26 November 2014, newly appointed UNODC Regional Representative for Central Asia, Ms. Ashita Mittal, conducted her first official visit to the Kyrgyz Republic. During her visit, Ms. Mittal discussed UNODC's technical assistance programmes on drug control, crime prevention and criminal justice reform with the Vice Prime Minister, the Minister of Justice, the Head of the State Service on Drug Control and other high level government representatives. Ms. Mittal participated in a regional forum on criminal justice, a session of the Coordination Council on Counternarcotics, and a ceremony handing over equipment and vehicles to the State Service on Drug Control. She also visited a prison for female offenders.