Bahrain’s Chief of Public Security, Major General Tariq Al Hassan has attended a graduation ceremony for the participants in two courses by the Coast Guard; the 12th vessel captain course and the 12th orientation diving course.
The events covered commissioned officers from the Coast Guard, Interior Ministry’s directorates, the National Guard, the Royal Guard and the Royal Special Force, along with participants from Saudi Arabia and UAE, Bahrain News Agency (BNA) reported.
The Chief hailed the ongoing directives and follow up of HE Interior Minister for all training plans to be implemented per the latest international standards to enhance capabilities of personnel to deal positively with security challenges.
He expressed thanks and appreciation to the support HE Interior Minister provides to various security sectors, valuing the administration, training and operational performance of the Coast Guard to fulfill duties.
He asserted the continuation to develop the Coast Guard through equipping them with the latest technology and training to rehabilitate personnel. The Coast Guard Commander highlighted in a speech the development of the training system as part of the security strategy. He said that the achievement of goals depends on the competency of human resources.
The event concluded with the distribution of certificates among the graduates, in which the Chief wished them all the best.
In another development, the Commander of the Officer Training College of the Royal Academy of Police (RAP), Colonel Ammar Al Sayed participated in a training course on the harmful use of the internet in promoting drug abuse as part of a training course entitled “Combating Illegal Drugs and Psychotropic Substances via the Hidden Internet”.
The Naif Arab University for Security Sciences organized the event in Manama, in cooperation with the Dubai Police and the regional office of the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime.