The Afghan National Civil Order Police (ANCOP) is getting a new headquarters. The complex is being built on a site of over 16,000 square metres on the south side of the Afghan capital Kabul; construction is being jointly funded by the United Arab Emirates and the Government of the Federal Republic of Germany.
On Sunday 11 January, the German Ambassador Werner Hans Lauk, Ahmed Al Msabi of the UAE Interior Ministry and Afghan Minister of the Interior Hanif Atmar unveiled a plaque on the new HQ building. The total cost of the German-UAE project will equal 2.64 million euro. The German side is contributing some 1.39 million euro to the project, the UAE side 1.25 million euro.