3 February 2013

Djibouti Trains Border Guards in Aviation Security

Djiboutian Minister of Equipment and Transport Mohamed Moussa Ibrahim and Minister of Labour Ali Hassan Bahdon, in charge of administration reform, closed a one-week workshop on aviation security in Djibouti on Friday (February 1st), Djibouti's La Nation reported.

The workshop, begun on January 26th, trained border security officials in the fundamentals of aviation security to protect the country from terrorism.

The event was organised by the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) and the Civil Aviation Authority of Djibouti, with financial support from Japan and additional assistance from Interpol and the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO).

Head of the IOM mission in Djibouti Bakary Doumbia and ICAO delegate Mbengue Papa Issa spoke at the closing, reiterating their organisations' support for Djibouti's anti-terrorism efforts in the aviation sector.

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