Iran police recruit 30,000 women for border checks
Baku, Azerbaijan, Nov. 27
By Temkin Jafarov - Trend:
Iranian police have recruited 30,000 women to ensure monitoring and check-ups at the country's border checkpoints.
The recruitment of new women police officers comes with regard to the increasing number of pilgrims traveling from Iran to Iraq, IRNA quoted Lotfali Pakbaz, border guard commander in Iran's Ilam province, as saying Nov. 27.
Pakbaz, saying most of the problems at border checkpoints have been solved, noted that some 100,000 people are expected to daily travel from Iran to Iraq for pilgrimage.
Edited by SI