There will be a two day customs meet regarding a common strategy to prevent organised crime like narco-terrorism, money laundering and gold smuggling and the heads of Customs of at least 21 countries will be in attendance of this meet. India however did not extend an invitation towards Pakistan in a bold move. The meet will start on Tuesday, December 4.
The Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) officials are organising the event and will hold discussions with the representatives from South, South-East Asia, West Asia and other international organisations. The event is to be held alongside it 61st foundation day celebration. Representatives from the Interpol, UN Office for Drugs and Crime and the World Customs Organisation are few of the participants of this meet.
The DRI is the Indian government’s apex law enforcement agency and is responsible for countering frauds related to the export and import of goods for commercial use. Read more