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09 July 2013

Ministers from Senegal and Sudan briefed on INTERPOL tools and services

Togo latest country to officially recognize INTERPOL Travel Document

LYON, France – Ministers and other senior officials from Senegal, Sudan and Togo were updated on INTERPOL’s global tools and services during a visit to the world police body’s General Secretariat headquarters.

Minister of Interior of Senegal, Pathé Seck and Sudan’s Minister of the Interior, Ibrahim Hamid, met with INTERPOL’s Secretary General Ronald K. Noble on the sidelines of the Technology Against Crime Forum, and were briefed by Executive Director Jean-Michel Louboutin and other senior officials in addition to touring INTERPOL’s 24-hour Command and Coordination Centre.

On behalf of Togo’s Minister of Security and Civil Protection, the Director of Cabinet Tondoma Lallé presented the agreement officially recognizing the INTERPOL Travel Document, making Togo the 62nd member country to do so.

Mr Lallé, accompanied by Messan Dedji, Central Director of the Togo Judiciary Police met with INTERPOL Secretary General who signed the accord on behalf of the world police body.

Enabling INTERPOL officials from any of the organization’s 190 member countries to enter Togo with an expedited visa process means that any requests for law enforcement assistance or support can be immediately responded to by the world’s largest police organization.