SECURITY ON WHEELS
“TThe Ministry of Interior launched Qatar's first hightech airport service vehicle at the departure area of the new Hamad International Airport.
he vehicle, the first of its kind in Qatar, is expected to intensify security measures at the airport,” Airport Immigration Department director Lt Col Mohamed Rashid al-Mazrouei told a local English daily. Reportedly, the standard golfcar-sized, solar-powered vehicle is equipped with a portable fingerprint and document scanner and is connected to the data base of government agencies in Qatar and international security organisations like Interpol, in addition to video cameras providing 360-degree views. The vehicle will also be used to transport passengers in need across the mammoth airport, like those running late for their flights.