A number of prominent Qatari national companies operating in oil, gas, transport and security sectors confirmed their participation in the International exhibition of Internal State Security – Milipol 2014, which will be held from 20 to 22 October 2014 at Doha Exhibition Centre.

The Exhibition which is considered as one of the biggest exhibitions in security fields in the world since its first edition started in 1996. It provides ideal opportunity to get to know all new initiatives in the field of security technology, and meets the needs of increased security of Qatar, GCC and also Middle East as well as it promotes many companies in the world to participate in it and market their latest products and technologies.

Qatar Rail and Qatar Fuel (Woqod) will showcase their products and services in the exhibition for the first time. Hemaya Security Services also confirmed their participation in the event to provide security services.

Brigadier Nasser bin Fahad Al Thani, Chairman of the Qatar Milipol 2014 Committee, urged all major companies operating in different sectors in the country to participate in the event and utilise this opportunity to play an active role in the internal security of the state and stay in touch with the latest developments in their sectors. He added that the responsibility over safety and security of individuals and properties lies not only over the state, as the communities which develop at an accelerated pace are in need of vigilance and readiness of all sectors to deal with any security developments.

At every edition of Milipol Qatar, some of the world’s leading manufacturers and service providers come together and present their latest innovations to security sector professionals from many regional and international countries.

In 2012, the event witnessed a record participation of 244 international exhibitors from 37 countries. Additionally, there were 242 official delegates from 28 countries and 5,820 visitors from 66 countries (up 5% from 2010), who utilised 5,403 square metres of floor space at Doha Exhibition Centre, an increase of 19% from the 2010 edition.