During his recent visit to Mexico,Kuwait’s Interior Ministry’s Undersecretary Lieutenant General Sulaiman Al-Fahad held talks with the Federal General Commissioner and Police Chief Damian Canales Mena at the Police Headquarters in the capital Mexico City, Kuwait News Agency (KUNA) reported.
The two sides discussed security coordination and information swap related to combating terrorism, organized and electronic crimes, Sameeh Hayat, the State of Kuwait’s Ambassador to Mexico said in a statement released Friday.
They agreed on continuing bilateral security coordination, he said, noting that Kuwaiti and Mexican security officials would hold further meetings to implement previously signed agreements between the two countries’ governments.
Meanwhile, Fahad said that the Kuwaiti Ministry of Interior is keen on boosting cooperation with Mexico in security matters due to Mexico’s use of technology in that field. He made his statements during his visit to a number of police stations. He was shown by his Mexican guests several neighborhoods, roadways, and public places where he was made aware of how authorities dealt with criminal activity in Mexico.
Among specific locations he was taken to were an emergency control center, a police training center for dealing with natural disasters, a paramedic center, a roadway emergency center dealing with traffic victims, and an information analysis and archives center, among other ones.
Fahad held talks on Thursday with the Vice Governor of the State of Mexico Jose Mancero on ways to bolster bilateral relations. The State of Mexico is one of the 32 federal entities of Mexico, which is located in south-central the country and known for its huge population and solid economy.
Earlier this year, His Highness the Amir of Kuwait Sheikh Sabah Al- Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah received at Bayan Palace on 19 January, in the presence of His Highness the Crown Prince Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, the visiting President of the United Mexican States Enrique Pena Nieto and the accompanying delegation.