President of Saudi Arabia’s General Authority for Civil Aviation (GACA) Abdulaziz bin Abdullah Al-Duailej, and Director General of General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) of the UAE Saif Mohammed Al-Suwaidi, co-signed in Riyadh a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in the field of aviation security between the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates.
The MoU aims to enhance bilateral cooperation between the two countries in the field of aviation security, which will contribute to the modernization of the administrative, organizational, operational, and technical fields of the industry, the Saudi Press Agency (SPA) reported.
The MoU included several areas, most notably is the exchange of experiences, developing and improving the civil aviation security infrastructure and applying best practices and applications used in the field of software systems, in addition to benefiting from qualified technical cadres of the two countries and other items that enhance bilateral cooperation between the two sides.
Meanwhile, the General Authority of Civil Aviation (GACA) held Wednesday a specialized workshop on security equipment within the framework of adopting the unification of mechanisms at all airports in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia from the technical guide point for security equipment.
The workshop witnessed a visual presentation that dealt with several axes, most notably the adoption of a unified guide for the technical specifications of security equipment, the integration of airport security equipment with national and international standards, and the organization of maintenance work methods for security services.
This comes within the framework of GACA's efforts to promote, support and display the best security practices and experiences and modern devices with advanced services in the field of aviation security in accordance with best international practices and standards.