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The Turkish government has endorsed Mubita Nawa for the position of Secretary General for the International Criminal Police Organization, INTERPOL, following his compelling vision presentation in Ankara, Turkiye.

Mr. Nawa, who is also the Director of Administration in the Zambia Police Service, is among four candidates vying for the Secretary General position, which is a five-year term.

First Secretary for Press at Zambia’s Embassy in Türkiye, Pamela Ng’andu said in a statement issued to RCV News today that during the discussions, Mr. Nawa outlined his vision for the International Criminal Police Organization, emphasizing the need for well-defined and coherent regional policies to effectively address global security challenges.

“The vision for INTERPOL is grounded in collaboration, technological advancement, and regional coherence”, said Mr. Nawa.

He emphasized the need for enhanced international cooperation, innovative technological solutions, well-defined regional policies, comprehensive training programs, and community engagement to build trust between law enforcement and the public.

Mr. Nawa’s candidacy also received endorsements from the African Union Summit of Heads of State and Government, as well as the Southern African Development Community, SADC.

Meanwhile Mr. Nawa left Türkiye for Egypt and Nigeria, to continue his campaign trail on the position of Secretary General for INTERPOL.

The interview for the Secretary General position of the global police organization is scheduled for June 25, 2024, in Lyon, France.


By Margaret Mwanza