Gulf Industry

Civil Defence a Key Sector at Milipol Qatar

CIVIL defence exhibitors have pride of place at Milipol Qatar which will be held in Doha later this year.

Milipol will offer dedicated exhibition areas and key conference sessions for the civil defence sector at the event taking place from October 31 to November 2.

The leading bi-annual show dedicated to homeland security in the Ministry marks its 11th edition and 20 years since it was first held in Doha.

It will take place under the patronage of HH Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad Al Thani, the Emir of Qatar, and will be organised by Qatar's Ministry of Interior in partnership with France-based Comexposium Security.

Muriel Kafantaris, exhibition director, Milipol events, said: "The Middle East has witnessed a number of incidents over the past 12 months that have influenced policy, regulation and procedure, and with high-profile events due to be held in the region in the coming years, and considerable construction projects planned, it is key that those involved are prepared with the right knowledge and resources; that's why we decided to focus on the civil defence area in 2016. …

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