Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Naif bin Abdulaziz, Deputy Premier and Minister of Interior, patronized in Jeddah Tofan (floods) VII maneuver and graduation ceremony of 6021 Border Guard courses graduates.
Upon arrival at the venue, he was received by a number of princes and senior officials, Saudi Press Agency (SPA) reported.
The Crown Prince praised the Border Guards’ missions which proved their distinguished abilities in carrying out their tasks, praising their achievements on the borders of the Kingdom which aborted many failed attempts.
Furthermore, he stressed the need to pay attention to the human element, the enhancement of self-security and raising the level of preventive level of the Border Guards while carrying out their field work.
In his speech, the Crown Prince expressed his thanks and appreciation to the Director General of the Border Guards and the Border Guards personnel, noting that he is honored to meet men fighting to defend their religion and homeland, and repel enemies.
Turning to the recommendations of the meeting, he called for exerting all efforts to implement them and solve the problems that may face them.
The Director General of the Border Guard, Lieutenant General Awad Al-Balawi, welcomed the Crown Prince and thanked him for his patronage of the annual meeting of the Commanders of Border Guards.
Al-Balawe announced that as many as 52 females have joined a security inspection training course this year.
The Crown Prince and the audience watched a documentary on the efforts of the Crown Prince and his follow-up of establishing the security aviation in its new shape and its services to the security sectors and government agencies.
The film also included a presentation of many of the functions of the security aviation, especially in the seasons of Ramadan and pilgrimage.
The meeting discussed several operational and vital aspects related to the implementation of border guard strategies.
The Crown Prince visited the building of the navigation simulators and training Unit and was briefed on the training simulators of the ships and patrol boats.
The Crown Prince viewed the latest weapons systems provided to the Border Guards and was briefed on them.