State Defense Minister: Qatar Keen on Constantly Developing Armed Forces

Doha, HE Minister of State for Defense Affairs Dr. Khalid bin Mohammed Al Attiyah stressed Qatar’s keenness under the wise leadership of HH the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani, the general commander of the armed forces, to constantly develop the different branches of the armed forces, particularly the air forces, at all levels.

Speaking to reporters on the sidelines of the graduation ceremony of the fourth batch of Leader Mohamed bin Abdullah Al Attiyah Air College, HE the minister said the Qatari armed forces will continue to prepare Qatari youths to shoulder the responsibility of defending their homeland by constantly working to modernize and cope with the latest technologies in arming and management in addition to developing equipment and improving the proficiency of fighting soldiers as well as academic curricula.

The minister expressed his delight at the graduation of the fourth batch of Qatari fighter jet aviators and helicopter aviators, wishing them success in their duties and to preserve the homeland and protect its territories.

As part of developing its training mechanism, the college’s administration chose Super Mushshak aircraft to add to the college’s fleet in mid 2017.

The college also managed in early January to gain the ISO 9001 certification and become the first military college in the region to attain the accreditation and achieve the directives of the senior leadership in developing human resources and improving administrative work mechanism in line with the Qatar National Vision 2030.

Source: Qatar News Agency