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17 February 2014

Qatar delegation meets with senior INTERPOL officials to identify areas for enhanced cooperation

LYON, France – A delegation from Qatar, headed by Major General Abdulla Yousif Al-Mal, special advisor to the Prime Minister and Minister of Interior of Qatar, has met with INTERPOL Secretary General Ronald K. Noble and other senior officials to discuss areas for enhanced collaboration.

Discussions included a proposed cooperation agreement between INTERPOL and the Qatari Police Academy, with the visitors also updated on the initiative announced in 2012 for INTERPOL to support the safety and security of the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar.

The delegation, which included the Head of the National Central Bureau in Doha, Brigadier Khalifa Al-Nasr, was also given a general overview of INTERPOL’s global tools, services and support provided to its 190 member countries in combating organized crime, terrorism, financial crimes and cybercrime.