His Royal Highness Prince Abdulaziz bin Saud bin Nayef bin Abdulaziz, Saudi Minister of Interior and Chairman of the Supreme Council of Naif Arab University for Security Sciences (NAUSS), recently sponsored the university annual graduation ceremony of 216 male and female students from the 39th class, at the university campus in Riyadh.
During the ceremony, His Excellency the President of Naif Arab University for Security Sciences Dr. Abdul Majeed Al-Banyan delivered a speech in which he highlighted the academic programs for rehabilitating security expertise and facing urgent security challenges, such as organized and cross-border crime and illicit drug trafficking. HE also stressed the importance of training courses in the domains of security leadership, crisis management, industrial security, and the security of sensitive facilities, noting that, since the adoption of its strategic plan, the university has implemented more than 150 training programs in which 3,500 trainees participated.
His Excellency stressed that the achievements the university has made were possible because of the grace of God and then the great support that the university has received from the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, and His Royal Highness Prince Muhammad bin Salman bin Abdulaziz, Crown Prince, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense - may Allah safeguard them.
Moreover, her Excellency Executive Director of the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime and Director-General of the United Nations Office at Vienna Dr. Ghada Waly gave a speech in which she commended the academic, research and training programs offered by Naif Arab University for Security Sciences, stressing that education and training are the cornerstone for the development of security institutions and criminal justice systems, at a time security and criminal threats are rapidly evolving and resulting in new challenges.
During the ceremony, His Royal Highness and the attendees watched a documentary presentation on the university progress and stages of development and on the partnerships that the university has concluded during the past period with Arab, regional, and international institutions and organizations, in addition to the university academic programs that spring from the university strategic plan to meet the needs of the Arab security services.
At the conclusion of the ceremony, the graduates' speech was given, and the results of the 39th batch of university graduates for the academic year 2020-2021 were announced. The number of graduates was 216 students from 8 Arab countries, representing the doctoral, master's and higher diploma levels.
The ceremony was attended by several Excellencies, representatives of security authorities in Arab and regional countries, and representatives of international organizations related to combating terrorism, drugs, and crime.
Naif Arab University for Security Sciences (NAUSS) is an Arab organization with a legal personality and enjoys diplomatic status. It is the academic body of the Arab Interior Ministers Council. NAUSS offers programs for graduate studies, research, and training in security fields and relevant areas. The university campus is in Riyadh, the capital of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
NAUSS Hosts “The First Meeting of Heads of Police Academies and Security Training Institutes in the Arab Countries”
Naif Arab University for Security Sciences (NAUSS) is also hosting the works of “The First Meeting of Heads of Police Academies and Security Training Institutes in the Arab Countries” which started Monday within the framework of implementing the recommendations of the 11th Conference of Heads of Security Training and Qualification Institutions.
The meeting was attended by President of NAUSS Dr. Abdulmajeed bin Abdullah Albanyan, and Secretary General of the Council of Arab Interior Ministers Dr. Mohammed Ali Koman. It was attended virtually by Director General of the Directorate of Training and Qualification in the Ministry of Interior of the Republic of Iraq Major General Ziad Taha Ali, the Saudi Press Agency (SPA) reported.
As many as 23 participants from 13 Arab countries participated in the meeting, including Jordan, UAE, Bahrain, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Iraq, Qatar, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Egypt, Morocco and Mauritania. (NAUSS; SPA; Photo © NAUSS)