GCC nations urged to share security data
TRIBUNE NEWS NETWORK
DOHA A MEETING of the GCC working group for electronic exchange of fingerprints and security information was held recently.
It was hosted by the Ministry of Interior.
Delegates from the UAE
, Oman, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, Qatar
and Bahrain took part in the two-day meet.
The participants toured various sections of the Criminal Evidences and Information Department (CEID
) of the Ministry of Interior where Head of Information Section Maj Rashid Ali al Murri explained the mission of each section of the department and the role played by the CEID in ensuring justice in criminal
The working group coordinator Lt Col Hamid Hamoud al Khalidi said that the meeting recommended the successful experience of Qatar
, Bahrain and Dubai
in the field of exchanging fingerprints and security information electronically among them.
He urged the other Gulf Cooperation Council countries to join the initiative.
Lt Col al Khaldi also thanked Minister of State for Interior Affairs HE Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa al Thani and Major General Saad bin Jassim al Khulaifi, directorgeneral of public security, for inviting the participants to Qatar
He also appreciated the warm welcome accorded to them and the facilities provided for the success of the meeting.
Lt Col al Khaldi said the recommendations of the meeting would be discussed at the meeting of the directors- general of the investigation and criminal
departments in the GCC countries which will be held in Oman next April.
Qatar`s Director of CEID Col Nasser Abdullah al Mahmoud thanked the delegates for discussing the Qatari project on electronic exchange of fingerprints and security information.