Amir inaugurates the building of the Lekhwiya Camp, launched signal for “Watan” exercise
21 Oct 2022News
The building of the Lekhwiya Camp was inaugurated by the Amir HH Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani on Thursday morning. His Highness unveiled the building’s plaque and listened to an explanation about the building’s units and its various facilities and modern equipment, at the beginning of the visit. Amir witnessed an air show of the paratroopers group, the explosive squad, the women’s force, the cavalry performances, the riot police, the special unit and the Qatar International Search and Rescue Group. His Highness also witnessed a presentation of the readiness of the security force for the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022.
His Highness also visited the shooting range, the multi-service building, and the medical services building. After that, Amir launched the signal for the start of the “Watan” exercise, which is organized with the participation of all military, civil and organizational authorities, and several forces of brotherly and friendly countries.
A presentation of the most prominent scenarios that will be dealt with in the exercise was also by witnessed by Amir. His Highness was also briefed on the preparations that precede the field exercise and the role of the concerned authorities as they carry out their tasks during hosting international sports tournaments to measure the speed of response to emergency situations and activate the command-and-control mechanism.
The Amir was accompanied by Prime Minister and Minister of Interior HE Sheikh Khalid bin Khalifa bin Abdulaziz Al Thani, Undersecretary of the Ministry of Interior, H E Major General Sheikh Abdulaziz bin Faisal Al Thani, Commander of the Lekhwiya Force, a number of senior officials of the Ministry of Interior and the Lekhwiya Force, heads of delegations, bodies participating in the exercise and leaders security and senior officials.