By Libya Herald reporter.
Tripoli, 11 November 2016:
The Secretary-General of the World Customs Organization, Kunio Mikuriya, flew in to Mitiga airport today for talks with the Libya authorities based in Tripoli. Accompanied by a small delegation, he was met at the airport by the Director General of the Customs Department, Brigadier Mustafa Azzam Turjaman and a number of heads of departments.
Following a tour of the Customs Department where was briefed on its work and there were a number of presentations including a demonstration of sniffer dogs searching for drugs and explosives, he then met Presidency Council member Ahmed Hamza. The two discussed future plans for customs operations in Libya, including anti-smuggling efforts, according to a Presidency Council statement.
Libya has been a member of the World Customs Organization since 1983.