Islamic Republic of Iran


UNODC Country Representative visited the IPAS 2018 and met Director General of Interpol Tehran


Tehran, 1 October 2018 - UNODC Iran Country Representative, Mr. Alexander Fedulov, attended the opening ceremony of the 17 th International Police, Security and Safety Equipment Exhibition (IPAS). The exhibition was launched officially by the statement of Chief Commander of Police of the Islamic Republic of Iran, Brigadier General Hossein Ashtari.

Representatives from board of Police commanders, senior governmental authorities, representatives and military attaches of diplomatic missions in Tehran attended the meeting. In his opening remarks, Brigadier Ashtari outlined key achievements of national police forces in terms of progressive plans, successful operations and fruitful international collaborations as well as manufacturing police equipment, tools, devices and machinery. He referred to the crucial need to adopt new policies and adapt operational measures against emerging crimes in the fields of illicit trafficking of drugs, border management, combating transnational organized crimes, terrorism and cybercrimes.

On the margins of the main event, Director General of Interpol Tehran, Brigadier General Hadi Shirzad, and Mr. Alexander Fedulov met and discussed their active partnership and international cooperation in combating criminal matters. UNODC Iran Country Representative visited the IPAS 2018 exhibition and became familiarized with national plans and manufacturing projects of police equipment, tools and devices.




For further information, please contact:

Mehraj Singh (Mr.), Programme Associate,

Crime, Corruption and Criminal Justice,

UNODC Country Office in Iran

Tel.: (+98-21) 8887 8377-81,

Fax: (+98-21) 88796700,