GCC police force under study
Manama, April 25, 2012
Representatives of GCC Interior Ministries met yesterday (April 24) to study the establishment of a GCC police force.
Chairman Major-General Mohammed bin Saleh Al Shehri said he considered the meeting an extension of discussions at the 30th GCC Interior Ministers forum in the UAE last December, which included recommendation to study the proposal to establish a GCC police force.
Maj-Gen Al Shehri pointed out that the meeting was being held under exceptional security circumstances and the current developments and major transformations the world and the region in specific is experiencing.
The talks continue today.
Meanwhile, the Joint Peninsula Shield Forces Command will launch a training exercise at the command-and-staff level under the title 'Loyal Islands' on Sunday and Monday.
The drill will test harmony and liaison between land, air and naval units of the Joint Peninsula Shield Forces and their capability to implement specific missions and major operations. – TradeArabia News Service