Ninth batch of 83 graduates from military college

January 16, 2014 - 6:45:34 am

The Minister of State for Defence Affairs H E Maj. Gen. Hamad bin Ali Al Attiyah presents certificate to one of the graduates at the ceremony.

Doha: The Minister of State for Defence Affairs H E Maj. Gen. Hamad bin Ali Al Attiyah  distributed certificates to the ninth batch of graduates from Ahmed Bin Mohammed Military College.

The batch included 83 students from the armed forces, the Interior Ministry, Lekhwiya, the Emiri Guard, State Security authorities from the UAE and other friendly countries.

The ceremony at the college headquarters featured a speech by one of the graduates on the theme ‘Homat Ad Diyar’ (The protectors of houses).

The Minister conveyed to the graduates congratulations to the Emir H H Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani and their families, wishing them success.

In a statement, Maj. Gen. Al Attiyah hoped that the new batch will be a model for work and serve their country in the military field according to what is required of them.

He said the graduates will begin the first step of giving and hoped they would a model in the field of national development.

To a question about military agreements Qatar has signed with countries to upgrade training and development, he said, “Qatar enjoys good relations with many countries,” adding these ties will serve Qatar in the development of the armed forces in the areas of training and purchase of modern equipment besides gaining from experiences of these countries.

“Several countries send students to Qatar for study and training at the college,” he said, stressing that in the coming years, many countries will participate in the college.

“Qatar, like other Gulf states and countries of the world, is  keen to build institutions for civil and military training and rehabilitate national cadres.” QNA

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