Islamic Republic of Iran Border Guard Command

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Border Guard Command
فرماندهی مرزبانی
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Agency overview
Formed2000
Jurisdictional structure
National agencyIran
Operations jurisdictionIran
General nature
Specialist jurisdictions
  • National border patrol, security, and integrity.
  • Coastal patrol, marine border protection, marine search and rescue.
  • Water ways and bodies and-or coastal areas.
  • Customs.
Agency executive

Islamic Republic of Iran Border Guard Command (Persian: فرماندهی مرزبانی جمهوری اسلامی ایران‎), commonly known as NAJA Border Guard (Persian: مرزبانی ناجا‎), is a subdivision of Law Enforcement Force of Islamic Republic of Iran (NAJA) and Iran's sole agency that performs border guard and control in land borders, and coast guard in maritime borders. The unit was founded in 2000, and from 1991 to 2000, the unit's duties was done by of Security deputy of NAJA. Before 1991, border control was Gendarmerie's duty.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ کلیاتی از تاریخ مرزبانی جمهوری اسلامی ایران (in Persian), Islamic Republic of Iran Border Guard Command, retrieved 1 April 2015