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Home Minister insists on reliable information system to prevent crime



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Kathmandu, Nov 13: Home Minister Ram Bahadur Thapa has said a strong and reliable information system is needed to prevent criminal activities.
Giving his remarks during the concluding session of the 'Operation Command and Leadership Development Training' organised here for deputy-investigation directors and chief investigation officers at the National Investigation Department, the Home Minister was of the view that only reliable information system would contribute to the establishment of peace, security and order in the society.
"Strengthened and trustworthy information system is essential to combat organised crimes, drugs smuggling, human trafficking and cyber crime," the Home Minister asserted, expressing his hope that this training would help scale up the Department's work efficiency, transforming it into the professional intelligence body.
He spoke the need for collective endevours among all security bodies to make country's security system and social order stronger internally and externally.
According to him, forces wanting to weaken the nation through organised crimes, drugs peddling, human trafficking and cyber crime are still active in the nation.
He assured of a special role of security bodies in meeting national aspiration for 'prosperous Nepal, happy Nepalis' promoted by the government.
This type of training would inspire people concerned to seriously follow the code of conducts by promoting morality and becoming more accountable to citizens.
Such training is crucial in further effectively implementing the 82-point Home Administration Improvement Action Plan, 2074 BS launched by the Ministry of Home Affairs, he said.
Inspector General of Nepal Police Sarbendra Khanal pointed out professional efficiency and skills of investigation officers as important in identifying and tackling national security challenges through the collection and analysis of reliable and effective information.
Department's Chief Investigation Officer Ganesh Prasad Adhikari also attended the training concluding session.
The training session that run for 45 days was attended by 15 deputy investigation directors and 10 chief investigation officers.