Kigali boosts aviation security


(eTN) – Reports were received that about 150 personnel underwent a three-week intensive training course in Kigali and graduated earlier in the week, after learning new details about aviation security, including passenger and cargo screening procedures. The session was financially supported by the Rwanda Civil Aviation Authority, the Rwanda Development Board, the Department for Immigration, and other partners from the private sector.

Amongst the topics taught were also customer care and relations and also up-to-date details on relevant legislation and regulations covering importation of goods, duty free allowances, prohibited imports, as well as methods to detect falsified and forged travel documents.

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All graduates were immediately deployed back to their respective positions in airport security, customs, immigration, and other jobs at the international airport. Visitors to the “land of a thousand hills” can look forward to a yet more professional and friendly welcome on arrival and processing on departure.