MAMAMA, 12th November, 2016 (WAM) — Staff Lt. General Sheikh Rashid bin Abdullah Al Khalifa, Minister of Interior of Bahrain, Commander of Joint Arabian Gulf Security 1 exercise, has opened an exhibition featuring the machinery and equipment of the UAE Police teams taking part in the drills.

The Bahraini minister was received by Brig. Faris Khalifa Al Farisi, Director-General of Central Operations at the Ministry of Interior, Member of Higher Organisation Committee of the drills. Al Farisi also heads the UAE delegation.

Lt. General Sheikh Rashid toured the exhibition, where he was briefed on the machinery, equipment and technologies used by the UAE Ministry of Interior teams within their efforts in the fight against crime and to maintain the security and stability.

The Bahraini minister expressed his satisfaction at the equipment being showcased at the exhibition, and called for exchanging police expertise among the GCC states to upgrade police work and keep the police force prepared to safeguard security and fight crime.

The exhibition aims to share the police expertise, technological knowhow and innovative ideas with the GCC sisterly states, Brig. Al Farisi said.

He referred to the importance of organising such specialised events that offer a qualitative addition to police work. “It is an opportunity to view the latest police equipment of the highest international standards,” he added.