DOHA: HH the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani has graced the graduation ceremony of the ninth batch of the cadets of Ahmed Bin Mohammed Military College.
The graduation ceremony was held at the college field square on Thursday morning.
The ceremony was attended by HE the Prime Minister and Minister of Interior Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al Thani, a number of their excellencies the ministers, ranking army officers along with a numbers of commanders of the military colleges of other sisterly and friendly countries.
Upon the arrival of HH the Emir to the podium the musical band played the national anthem.
Then the commander of the parade came forward requesting HH the Emir to review the parade of the graduates.
The ceremoy began with the recitation of some verses from the Holy Quran, then Brigadier Hamad Ahmed Al Nuaimi, the Commander of the Ahmed Bin Mohammed Military College delivered an address in which he conveyed deep thanks and gratitude to HH the Emir for honouring and gracing the graduation ceremony of the 9th batch of the Qatari cadets, who will join the fields of honour and sacrifice in the armed forces and their security bodies.
"Such a batch including 28 cadets are distributed to the the Armed Forces, The Police, the Internal Security Forces (Lakhwiya), The Emiri Guard, The State Security in addition to other nationals from the united arab emirates (UAE)", said Al-Nuaimi.
Brigadier Hamad Ahmed Al Nuaimi pointed out that the graduates received a bachelor's degree in different scientific disciplines available at the college, in addition to the diploma of Military or police sciences as per specialty.
He referred to the due keenness of His Highness to attend the graduation ceremony, the matter which is regarded a clear indication of the care and attention the youth of the homeland is receiving on part of HH the Emir and Al-Nuaimi conveyed meantime thanks and gratitude to His Highness for his unlimited support to the college and his highness directives, constant follow-up and ongoing confidence.
Elaborating Brigadier Al Nuaimi said, "The renaissance and progress taking place in Qatar in all areas and looking forward to the future via a wise planning on part of our wise and sherwd leadership across a clearcut national vision and keeping up with the international changes surrounding us, the matter which makes it incumbent upon us at the Ahmed bin Mohammed Military College that the new graduates should be capable of keeping pace with these developments".
Afterwards the new graduates marched in front of the main podium following which HH the Emir honoured the outstanding graduates of the batch.
The flags'handing over and receipt process from the 9th batch of the graduates to the incoming 10th batch took place after which the order for the graduates' promotion was read out and the oath of the graduates was taken.
Earlier Wednesday morning, HH the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani attended the graduation ceremony of the first batch of the Air College's officer cadets, held at the College's field at Al Udeid Air Base. (QNA)