On Wednesday, the undersecretaries of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) interior ministries convened at the General Secretariat headquarters in Riyadh to discuss a number of security-related issues and topics of mutual concern alongside the ways to promote cooperation amongst GCC member states in various security fields.
Lt. General Saif Abdullah Al Sha’far, Undersecretary at the Ministry of Interior, headed the UAE delegation at the meeting. During the meeting, participants confirmed the need for continuous communication, consultation and coordination in order to provide a thorough progression of security cooperation. They additionally discussed the ways to handle the security events and changes that are taking place within the region and how to face the challenges surrounding the GCC countries.
The UAE delegation included Brigadier General Dr. Rashid Sultan Al Khodr, Vice Chairman of the Legal Council at the Ministry of Interior; Colonel Dr. Jamal Saif Fares, Director of the Legal Affairs Department in H.H Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior Diwan; Lt. Colonel Ahmed Mohammed Al Marar, Director of the Governmental Affairs Department at the Diwan; Lt. Colonel Ahmed Saeed Al Mazroui, Head of the International Cooperation Department at the Ministry of Interior; and Captain Majid Al Suwaidi from the Undersecretary Diwan at the Ministry of Interior.