Kuwait Customs discusses radiological smuggling with US department of energy delegation



– General director of Kuwait General Administration of Customs, Jamal Al-Jalawi, discussed Thursday, with the American delegation from the department of energy ways to boost joint collaboration in developing abilities of customs in detecting and intercepting the smuggling of radiological materials.
The administration stated in press release that the meeting discussed ways to improve procedures and issue laws necessary to curb such smuggling by involving related government agencies and coordinating with them.
The statement also mentioned the training of large numbers of inspectors and security and safety officers on necessary techniques and procedures.
The meeting concluded with transferring the property of radiological material detection gates, installed in Doha port and Al-Abdali center to the customs administration.
According to the statement, the American delegation conducted visits to Doha port and Al-Abdali center to check on importing and installing the detection gates, as well as a visit to Kuwait’s International Airport where they met with Head of Air Customs and discussed modern technology to further combat the smuggling of radiological materials.



Source: Kuwait News Agency

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