National report on the implementation of the PoA, 2008 and 2010
National laws, regulations and administrative procedures:
National Marking Practices
There are no weapons factories in the Kingdom. The necessary measures are taken in accordance with the relevant laws when small arms or light weapons are imported.
Marking at the time of import:
Marking of SALW in the possession of government
armed and security forces:
The procurement and supply department of the Ministry of the Interior is taking the necessary measures with a view to numbering weapons belonging to the public security forces and storing the data in registries that are periodically reviewed and updated.
Measures against the removal or alteration of markings:
Accurate and comprehensive records for all marked SALW
within their territory:
Comprehensive statistical weapons of all licensed weapons are kept. All data and information on them are catalogued to facilitate tracing. The Ministry of the Interior is working to update regulations governing arms warehouses, using the most up-to-date technical methods for the registration, storage and update of data.
Measures taken for undertaking traces and responding to tracing requests:
Operational Informaton Exchange:
The Ministry of Interior cooperates with Interpol to exchange information and has signed a number of MoUs on security cooperation and coordination, as well as some bilateral agreeemnts on information exchange to combat smuggling, border infiltration and organised crime.