Australian Federal Police opens office in Delhi

Written by: Abdul Nisar
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New Delhi, Jul 20: The Australian Federal Police (AFP) opened it's first Indian office in New Delhi.

The opening of AFP office signals the growing cooperation between Indian and Australian law enforcement agencies.

The AFP office was inaugurated by AFP Commissioner Tony Negus.

''In an increasingly globalised world, transnational crime is a growing threat. As regional partners, Australia and India face common threats related to transnational crime, including drugs, human trafficking, terrorism and cyber crime,'' said Tony Negus.

"The recent agreement on the reciprocal hosting of law enforcement liaison officers and the successful delivery of a joint police training programme would benefit police in both the countries." he added.

The opening of this post brings the total number of AFP International Network liaison officers to 98, stationed in 33 posts around the world.

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