SC trains security leaders for Qatar World Cup 2022
December 27 2018 10:49 PM
SC trains security leaders for Qatar World Cup 2022
The graduation ceremony of Bronze level officers

QNA/Doha

The Security Committee of the Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy (SC) on Thursday held an event to celebrate the completion of a programme to train security leaders for the World Cup 2022 (bronze level) at the Officers Club of the General Directorate of Civil Defence.

The training course lasted 15 weeks and was attended by 100 officers who will participate in the World Cup 2022.

Brigadier Ibrahim Khalil al-Mohannadi, head of the Advisory Unit at the Security Committee, stressed the importance of the programme in developing and refining the skills of officers involved in securing sports facilities in preparation for organising the World Cup 2022.

He said the programme aims at equipping Qatari officers to lead the task of securing sports facilities for World Cup matches.

The officers were selected according to strict security standards and were trained according to the latest methods that meet the requirements of FIFA.

Brigadier al-Mohannadi said Qatar always invests in human capital as it is a decisive factor in defining the features of societies and the future of its members.

He added that the training programmes of the Security Committee of the 2022 World Cup cadres are of a high standard, is efficient and in conformity with international standards and guided by the universal principles of human rights, including practical training in attending international sports events, where the bronze level programme is designed to match the size of the responsibilities and the needs of leaders at various levels in securing the World Cup.

He wished the graduates success in their security tasks.

Al-Mohannadi said the target is to train 400 officers.

It was designed to be multi-stage and will continue until 2022, and includes practical training to attend international sporting events.

He pointed out that the Security Committee, in co-operation with its supporting bodies in this area had made efforts to confirm the leading role of the State in the systematic organisation and planning of such large events and harnessing their financial and human potential effectively.



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