Inspector General of Nepal Police, Shailesh Thapa Chhetri, today left here for Istanbul, Turkey to take part in the 89th General Assembly of the Interpol. The General Assembly has been scheduled to be held on November 23-25.

IG Chhetri, who is also the Head of Interpol's National Central Bureau Nepal, is accompanied by Additional Inspector General Pradyumna Kumar Karki and Superintendent of Police Sabin Pradhan to the International General Assembly.

AIG Neeraj Bahadur Shahi and Nepal Police senior officials were at Tribhuvan International Airport to see off the high-level delegation to the Republic of Turkey.

The General Assembly is to be attended by Interpol National Central Bureau Chiefs and representatives from 194 Interpol members. Annual reports by member states will be presented in the General Assembly which will conduct the elections of the Interpol new leadership and several office bearers for the executive committee. This time Micronesia has applied for the Interpol membership.

During the General Assembly, several countries will have bilateral discussions on the issues of security and the control of crime, taking decisions on the maters.

The General Assembly will see the presentations and endorsements of resolutions on several topics including the necessity of the Interpol data processing, police action and technology, budget and control of crimes like organised crime, cybercrime, terrorism, human trafficking and so on, according to the Nepal Police Headquarters.

The Nepal Police delegation is to sit for talks with Turkey, the UAE, South Korea and Bangladesh on several issues.

AIG Shahi has been assigned to take charge of daily administrative affairs of the Nepal Police headquarters during the absence of IG Chhetri.