State Drug Control Service abolished in Kyrgyzstan
Kyrgyz Prime Minister Sooronbai Zheenbekov signed a resolution on the elimination of the State Drug Control Service (SDCS) under the Kyrgyz government, the press service of the Government said.
The document notes that the agency was abolished in connection with the corresponding decree of President Almazbek Atambayev on the reform of the law enforcement system.
Former employees of the SDCS will be transferred to the Ministry of Internal Affairs or the State Service for Combating Economic Crimes and will continue to "perform their duties until the structure is eliminsted, which will take about two months.
15-25 tonnes tons of drugs are seized in Kyrgyzstan annually.