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UK trains Ghana aviation officials on how to manage airport security risks

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The Kotoka International Airport

Officials from the United Kingdom and Ghana have held discussions and training bothering on security in the aviation sector.

The UK government sent its Regional Aviation Security Liaison Officer, North and West Africa from the UK Department for Transport Aviation Security International, Sam Jenner who has been training and interacting with his Ghanaian partners in Accra on best practices in aviation security.

A statement issued by the British High in Accra October 23, 2012 said both countries also discussed some areas bothering on airport security such as drug trafficking, money laundering, human trafficking and threats from surface to air missiles and terrorism.

According to the statement, 12 participants took part in the two-day workshop which also examined how to use the Multi Agency Threat and Risk Assessment (MATRA) to identify, assess threats and manage risks.

MATRA is widely used by major agencies to coordinate Police, Security, Customs Intelligence and airline response to a wide range of counter terrorism, crime and security risks at international airports.

By Ekow Quandzie

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