Azerbaijani official receives int'l narcotics control board vice president
Azerbaijan, Baku, July 7 / Trend T.Hajiyev /
Azerbaijani Deputy Justice Minister and Penitentiary Service head, Lieutenant General Nazim Alakbarov received International Narcotics Control Board First Vice President Carola Lander and Board Member Darmen Zhumadil in his offices this week.
Alakbarov reported on the number of prisoners serving sentences for drug trafficking in Azerbaijan.
Lander said the structure's primary goal is to support the implementation of commitments made by the 195 countries that ratified the 1961 Drug Control Convention.
Lander and Zhumadil noted that they will provide recommendations to Azerbaijan after studying the situation.