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PM Modi to address 90th Interpol General Assembly on Tuesday

The 90th General Assembly of INTERPOL will be held from 18 to 21 October.

SNS | New Delhi |

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address the 90th Interpol General Assembly on Tuesday 18 October at around 1:45 pm at Pragati Maidan, New Delhi.

The 90th General Assembly of INTERPOL will be held from 18 to 21 October. The meeting will be attended by delegations from 195 INTERPOL member countries comprising of Ministers, Police Chiefs of countries, Heads of National Central Bureaus and Senior police officers.

The General Assembly is INTERPOL’s supreme governing body and meets once a year to take key decisions related to its functioning.

“The INTERPOL General Assembly meeting is taking place in India after a gap of about 25 years – it was last held in 1997,” stated PMO in a press statement.

India’s proposal to host the INTERPOL General Assembly in 2022 at New Delhi coinciding with celebrations for 75th year of India’s independence was accepted by the General Assembly with overwhelming majority.

The event provides an opportunity to showcase best practices in India’s law and order system to the entire world.

Union Home Minister, INTERPOL President Ahmed Naser Al Raisi and Secretary General Mr Jurgen Stock, CBI Director will also be present on the occasion.

In view of the same, traffic volume will be regulated on Ashoka Road, Firoz Shah Road, Janpath, Barakhamba Road, Sikandra Road, Bhairon Road, Mathura Road, Subramaniam Bharti Marg, Dr Zakir Hussain Marg, Dr APJ Abdul Kalam Marg, Panchsheel Marg, Rajesh Pilot Marg, Kamal Attaturk Marg, Shantipath, Maharshi Raman Marg, Mahatma Gandhi Marg, Bhishma Pitamah Marg, Sardar Patel Marg, Gurgaon Road, Aerocity and T3 Approach Road, Dhaula Kuan Flyover and Mehram Nagar Tunnel.

Individuals can cooperate by using buses and metro rail for unavoidable travel plans, postponing avoidable travel plans and bypassing roads falling within New Delhi District, said the Delhi Traffic Police official.

Meanwhile, the security agencies and Delhi police are on high alert in the national capital.