PM honours ‘diving’ & ‘parachute jumping’ graduates

 01 Oct 2017 - 10:54

PM honours ‘diving’ & ‘parachute jumping’ graduates
Prime Minister and Interior Minister H E Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al Thani and Staff Major General Saad bin Jassim Al Khulaifi, the Director-General of Public Security, and other officials at the graduation ceremony of the diving and parachute jumping courses for the first batch of the Police College students held at Sealine yesterday. 

The Peninsula

Prime Minister and Interior Minister H E Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al Thani attended the graduation ceremony of diving and parachute jumping courses for the first batch of Police College students. 

The ceremony took place yesterday in the Sealine area. 

Some 105 students from the first batch of the Police College participated in the two training courses that were held from July to September.

The ceremony included live parachute jumps by graduates from a height of 5,000 feet, as well as paratroopers of the International/ Qatar Search and Rescue Group.

The International/ Qatar Search and Rescue Group performed live parachute jumping holding the image of Tamim Al Majd, along the flag of Qatar, flags of Internal Security Force (Lekhwiya) and the Police College. At the end of the ceremony, the Prime Minister honoured and gave away the badges of the two sessions for the graduates, besides honouring the participants. 

The ceremony was attended by senior officials and officers of the Ministry of Interior, members of the Supreme Council of the Police College, and parents of graduates.

Meanwhile, the diving course started on July 23 and is aimed at preparing candidates and training them to swim and dive through intensive and integrated programmes under professional trainers. The parachute jumping course started on September 10 and ended yesterday with the graduation ceremony.

Parachute jumping shows were held by some of the graduates from a height of 5,000 feet, as well as paratroopers of the International/ Qatar Search and Rescue Group holding the image of Tamim Al Majd, the flag of the State of Qatar, flags of the Internal Security Force (Lekhwiya) and the Police College. 

The Prime Minister honoured the graduates and distributed badges of the two sessions to the graduates.

The ceremony was also attended by senior officials and officers of the Ministry of Interior, members of the Supreme Council of the Police College, and parents of graduates.