The Algerian police won two prizes for the best awareness film at a competition organized by the General Secretariat of the Council of Arab Ministers of Interior on the sidelines of the 46th Conference of heads of police and security bodies held in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) on January 9 and 10, said the Directorate General of National Police (DGSN) in a statement.
The first award relates to human rights in police action and the second relates to the fight against extremism, said the same source, Algeria Press Service (APS) reported.
A high-level delegation of the DGSN took part in the work of this conference, coinciding with the 50th anniversary of its first edition.
The work of the Arab Police and Security Leaders Conference was launched with the participation of senior security officials from various Arab countries, including public security directors and representatives of a number of regional and international police organisations and bodies.
During the conference, participants discussed “important issues such as the draft Arab strategy to combat crimes of human trafficking and human organs, and money laundering. They also focused on the security experiences of some member states.”
For his part, H.H. Lt. General Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, UAE Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of the Interior, met Arab police and security leaders who attended the 46th Arab Police and Security Leaders Conference, UAE national news agency WAM reported.
The Arab conference celebrates its golden jubilee since its launch, where it was held for the first time in the UAE in 1972, when the city of Al Ain hosted the first meetings of Arab police chiefs, announcing the launch of this conference, which constitutes a point of joint Arab meeting and coordination on security and police issues and challenges facing the region and the world.
Lt. General Sheikh Saif bin Zayed welcomed the Arab police leaders, conveying to them the greetings of the UAE leadership, government and people, and their wishes for success in this meeting to achieve their endeavours and strategic objectives in a way that serves the aspirations and visions of Their Majesties, Highnesses and Excellencies, the leaders of the Arab countries for prosperity and progress.
He affirmed that Arab cooperation and joint coordination continues in order to enhance the security and stability of Arab societies.
Sheikh Saif also toured the exhibition accompanying the conference, which displays the most important modern technologies and strategic projects that enhance the process of security and safety.