MoI keen to equip police with latest technology
Qatari Emir meets with Sheikh Mohammad Al-Khaled
Kuwaiti Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior Sheikh Mohammad Al-Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah stated yesterday that political leadership spares no expense to equip security people with their needs of the advanced technologies.
The state’s political leadership, at the forefront of which His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, fully supports equipping security apparatus with the latest-of-the-art technology and equipment to raise their readiness, Sheikh Mohammad Al-Khaled said before departing Doha after his participation in Qatar international security and safety exhibition ‘Milipol Qatar 2016.’
“We are serious about our plans to supply police forces with state-ofthe-art in security domain,” the minister said. “We will not hesitate to take all necessary measures to enhance the performance of the security apparatus to raise the readiness of its personnel to the highest level to be able to prevent and uncover the most complicated and sophisticated crimes.”
He empathized that Kuwait police are capable of retaining the country’s security, stability and the safety of its people. Meanwhile, the minister lauded Qatar’s success in organizing such a landmark international security exhibition. The symposia, workshops and other accompanying activities are enriching experience of the participants, Sheikh Mohammad said.
Milipol Qatar is the leading international exhibition dedicated to homeland security in the Middle East. It takes place every two years (even-numbered years) in Doha. Qatari Prime Minister and Interior Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al Thani opened Monday the 11th edition (Milipol Qatar 2016). More than 230 companies from 35 countries around the world are taking part in the three-day exhibition established on 7,700 square meters.
It also includes five international pavilions from France, Germany and the United States, China, Britain, along with new participating countries, namely Algeria, Uganda, Lithuania, Cyprus, Luxembourg, Pakistan, Belize, Jordan as well as active and large presence of local companies.
Earlier yesterday, Qatari Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani met with Sheikh Mohammad Al-Khaled, and discussed with him a further promotion of bilateral ties and security situation. During the meeting, Sheikh Mohammad Al-Khaled conveyed the greetings of His Highness the Kuwaiti Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah to Qatari Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani. They had friendly talks and exchanged views on bilateral relations and ways of consolidating them in the security field, in addition to regional issues. —KUNA
DOHA: Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior Sheikh Mohammad Al-Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah meets with Qatari Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani. —Interior Ministry photos
Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior Sheikh Mohammad Al-Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah tours the Qatar international security and safety exhibition ‘Milipol Qatar 2016.’