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interpol: the 90th General Assembly of Interpol will have the logo inspired by the tank of the temple of Konark

Designs inspired by the chariot wheels of the 13th-century architectural marvel Konark Sun Temple will be the logo for Interpol’s 90th General Assembly, officials said.

The evening, which begins next month, is expected to bring together law enforcement officers from 195 countries.

The logo recently unveiled by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), organizing the General Assembly, shows a pattern with tricolor leaves arranged in a circular fashion with a Konark wheel in the middle, they said.

The CBI, which is the national central bureau for India in conjunction with Interpol, came up with the idea for the Odisha temple logo carved in stone in the form of a chariot of the Sun God with 24 individual wheels and 16 rays, they said.

“When deciphered in terms of Interpol’s commitment and commitment, the ‘Konark wheel’ in this logo serves to inspire the 24/7 operation of the global body and is surrounded by three elements spherical “leaved” in the colors of the Indian flag,” an official said.

The three spherical elements around them signify the creation of international links through Interpol, an unwavering commitment to the preservation of security in the world and the achievement of law enforcement objectives, he said. .

India hosted the event in 1997. It had an untimely chance to hold the General Assembly again thanks to the efforts of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Home Minister Amit Shah who wanted it to be held in the country during the year of the 75th anniversary. of its independence, they said.

An annual event, the General Assembly is organized by each member country in turn.

Union Home Minister Shah had proposed the idea of ​​hosting the global security calendar mega event in India this year during a meeting with the then Interpol Secretary General , Jurgen Stock, who called him on August 30, 2019.

The three-day event, which will begin on October 18, will focus on corruption and cybercrime, child pornography on the Internet, missing persons and terrorism, as well as new technologies and mechanisms aimed at improving cooperation between police in tracking fugitive criminals around the world, they said. .

In addition to tracking and detaining fugitives using color-coded notices like the Red Notice, Interpol provides direct access to a wide range of criminal databases to its member countries containing millions of fingerprint records. , DNA, stolen motor vehicles, stolen and lost firearms and travel documents among others.