Bahrain to host Arab Gulf Security 1 exercise
(Manama) – In conformity with the keenness of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC)’s leaders on achieving security integration, and in implementation of the directives of GCC Interior Ministers, the Interior Ministry has completed all preparations for launching the joint GCC security exercise titled (Arab Gulf Security 1).
The exercise is a part of the GCC security agreement aimed at boosting the joint capabilities, chiefly combating terrorism phenomenon and the exchange of expertise and training techniques.
The joint security exercise was approved at the GCC Interior Ministers consultative meeting held in April, 2015 in Doha. It is a move toward unifying security concepts and terms, raising security readiness, enhancing command and control procedures and communication among security operation centers, as well as the instant exchange of information and carrying out security measures in response to various security situations.