Bahrain’s Public Security Chief Major-General Tariq Hassan Al-Hassan (photo) led the Interior Ministry’s delegation which took part in the second meeting of the joint security meeting between Bahraini and Saudi Interior Ministries in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
The Chief conveyed the greetings of the Interior Minister General Sheikh Rashid bin Abdullah Al Khalifa to his Saudi counterpart His Highness Prince Abdul-Aziz bin Saud bin Naif Al Saud and best wishes for the success of the meeting, Bahrain News Agency (BNA) reported.
He further hailed the strong and historical ties between the two countries, highlighting the importance of the meeting and the discussed projects and initiatives for the best interest of both nations. The meeting reviewed the progress of the joint security teams, in which the technical team will set mechanisms to implement the initiatives.
The joint security committee was formed during the visit of Saudi Interior Minister to Bahrain on 9 January 2018 to discuss topics that promote cooperation and coordination in security work. The delegation included the President of Customs and Interior Ministry top officials.
Bahrain’s Chief of Public Security also visited the Operations Room of the General Directorate of Traffic of the Saudi Interior Ministry.
The visit was on the side-line of the joint security committee meeting between Bahraini and Saudi interior ministries.
Al Hassan was briefed on techniques to control the traffic signals and methods to deal with traffic jams, along with traffic monitoring that included the use of smart cameras across the greater Riyadh to detect violations and track violators.
He also visited the Unified Security Operation Centers (911) of the ministry that is equipped with state-of-art devices. The centre is dedicated to providing security services and issuing security reports and statistics for the ministry's various departments, and to following up on emergency cases.
The Chief hailed the efforts of Saudi police to uphold security, public order and law enforcement through providing the best services. The Interior Ministry delegation that accompanied Al Hassan included the President of Customs and senior officials.