The Police College on Thursday hosted convocation of the third batch of officials who completed diving and paragliding courses organised by the Ministry of Interior (MoI).
In all, 112 candidates attended the training in diving, swimming and skydiving.
The graduates underwent intensive training programmes prepared and handled by experts.
The graduation ceremony was attended by HE the Minister of Justice and Acting Minister of State for Cabinet Affairs Dr Issa Saad al-Jafali al-Nuaimi, and Minister of Interior's adviser and deputy chairman of the Supreme Council of Police College Major General Dr Abdullah Yousef al-Mal, along with directors of various MoI departments and parents of the graduates.
The Police College is the first institution in the region that offers specialised courses in diving and paragliding in order to help enhance the candidates' self-confidence and decision-making capacity, facing emergency and enduring difficulties.
Besides, the course helps them acquire skills that increase efficiency and professional skills as police officers.
The training programme was in two sessions.
Apart from practical sessions on diving, swimming and parachuting, theoretical classes were also held under the supervision of the experts on jumping, altitude and safety proceedings.
During the sessions, the students were divided into groups and one trainer assigned to each group.
During the convocation, Major General Dr Abdullah Yousef al-Mal praised the efforts by Police College to make the course a success and said the college is keen to organise specialised courses for its students in order to help them achieve additional professional skills.
He also praised the efforts of the Qatar Amiri Air Force and Lekhwiya for their co-operation in organising the training.
The function also marked honouring of Lekhwiya and Qatar Amiri Air Force officials.
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