DOHA, Oct. 31 (Xinhua) -- Qatar's Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy and Interpol have signed a cooperation agreement to train security officials in major events, state-run Qatar News Agency (QNA) reported on Wednesday.
The agreement was signed in cooperation with the University of Southern Mississippi, on the sidelines of the 12th Milipol Qatar 2018, an international security exhibition, which was held Monday in Doha.
"The agreement includes a six-item program to train officials in charge of securing major events. Those who pass the program will be awarded an international expert certificate in this field," said Director-General of Stadia Interpol Falah Abdullah al-Dosari.
According to QNA, the program was developed specifically for Qatar, which would meet the requirements of Qatar in response to the needs related to securing the 2022 World Cup.
Next month, Qatar, in collaboration with Interpol, will host the first Major Event Safety and Security Conference which will review the global threats and implications for future major events.