BISHKEK -- Seventy members of the Kyrgyz security forces participated in a two-week training course on electronic record-keeping of small arms and light weapons, the Organisation for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) said in a statement Monday (September 30).
Specialists from the Kyrgyz General Staff of the Armed Forces, the State Committee on Defence Affairs (GKDO) and the State Border Service attended the training in Bishkek and Osh.
The course, delivered by an international specialist, sought to build the capacities of the armed forces on maintaining an electronic database for the management, record-keeping and tracing of weapons.
Participants worked in classrooms on computers with specialised software and received hands-on experience in electronic record-keeping.
The OSCE Programme Office in Bishkek, as well as the Kyrgyz General Staff and the GKDO, organised the training.