The Ministry of Internal Affairs held the regular meeting of the Inter-Ministerial Staff (IMS) to coordinate the activities of state bodies to combat drug abuse and trafficking, chaired by the Minister of Interior Kalmukhanbet Kasymov, according to news service Zakon.kz with reference to the press service of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Republic of Kazakhstan. The meeting addressed a number of topical issues of counternarcotics and implementation of Sectoral program on combating drug addiction and drug trafficking in the Republic of Kazakhstan for 2012-2016.
The Prosecutor General of the Republic of Kazakhstan Ashat Daulbaev criticized the authorities to combat drug trafficking in Kazakhstan, reports news agency Novosti-Kazakhstan. "There is an unjustified reduction of the dynamics of drug-related crimes detection. Over the past year the number of detected crimes decreased by 11%. The analysis shows that the work of the authorized bodies in the first place - Committee of the Anti-Narcotics and Drug Control of Ministry of Interior, is actually formalized, "- said Daulbaev at the board meeting of Prosecutor General's Office of Kazakhstan.
Committee on the Anti-Narcotics of the Ministry of Internal Affairs completed the first stage of preventive operation "Doping" in the country from 18 to 22 February. The main objective of the operation is to identify and suppress smuggling, as well as the leak of under controled narcotic drugs, psychotropic substances and precursors trafficking.