Qatar Prime Minister Inaugurates Police College

QNA23.03.2015 Qatar
Qatar Prime Minister Inaugurates Police College

Qatar Prime Minister Inaugurates Police College

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Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al-Thani, Qatar’s Prime Minister and Interior Minister, Chairman of the Police College's Supreme Council, inaugurated the Police College on Thursday in the presence of a number Ministers and delegations from friendly countries. 

The inauguration ceremony was attended by a number of Ministers and Sheikhs and Officers from the Qatari Armed Forces and Interior Ministry, as well as various security establishments in the country, Qatar News Agency (QNA) reported.

Director General of the Police College Brigadier Mohammed Abdullah Al Muhana Al Marri said 'the College's official opening was attended by our partners from the Gulf Arab states and other countries with whom we have strong relations and with whom we had signed agreements such as the British Police College, Manchester Metropolitan and Greater Manchester Police and the Naif Arab Academy for Security Sciences.

Qatari military Commanders and Officers from both the Ministry of Interior and other military bodies, parents of the students and the media also attended the event, he added.

The Director General of Police College said the opening saw the presence of the College's first batch that includes 115 Qatari students and 23 students from the Gulf and other Arab states.

Meanwhile, Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al-Thani also met on Thursday Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe, Head of London's Metropolitan Police Service, and the delegation accompanying him on the occasion of his visit to Qatar.

During the meeting, the two sides reviewed bilateral cooperation ties and ways of boosting and developing them.

Earlier, Chief-of-Staff of Qatari Armed Forces Major General (Pilot) Ghanim bin Shaheen Al Ghanim met on Wednesday with British Minister for Defense Equipment, Support and Technology Philip Dunne and Ian King, Chief Executive of BAE Systems, during their visit to Qatar. 

The meeting dealt with the exchange of views on issues of common interest. It was attended by UK Ambassador to Qatar Nicholas Hopton, and a number of ranking Armed Forces Officers.

Source: QNA





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