The Milipol Qatar 2021 Committee closed the 13th edition of the International Event for Homeland Security and Civil Defence at the Doha Exhibition and Convention Centre with a press conference on its last day this Wednesday, 17 March.
The press conference was led by Major General Nasser bin Fahad Al Thani, President of Milipol Qatar Committee and Brigadier Saud Al Shafi, a member of the Milipol Qatar Committee. Milipol Events Director Marie Lagrenee also attended the press event.
Milipol Qatar 2021
Milipol Qatar 2021 was organised under the patronage of HH The Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani. At least 150 exhibitors from 17 countries joined the exhibition, with 54% of the exhibitors participating for the first time despite the pandemic. This was a great achievement for the organisers as they were able to push through with the event despite the current circumstances.
The show featured five international pavilions featuring participants from Brazil, France, the UK, the USA, and Germany. Seventy-three companies from Qatar also participated.
The exhibition was also attended by several ministers, deputy ministers, police chiefs, undersecretaries, leaders of the gendarmerie and representatives of ministries from friendly countries, in addition to local ministers from Qatar.
The total number of visitors reached 6,600. Two hundred thirty-five media representatives also covered the three-day exhibition. The total value of deals signed by the Ministry of Interior amounted to QAR390.6 million, according to Major General Al Thani.
In closing, the committee also announced that the 14th edition of Milipol Qatar will be held next year from 24 to 26 May.
More deals on the third day
Brigadier Saud Al Shafi, Assistant Director-General of the Logistics Directorate of the Ministry of Interior (MOI) and a member of Milipol Qatar 2021 Committee, also announced the details of three new deals signed by the Ministry of Interior on the third day of the exhibition.
MOI signed a deal with Abdullah Abdul Ghani and Bros Company for the importation of various kinds of vehicles worth more than QAR8 million. Another deal worth at least QAR50 million was also signed with Al Kouniyya Company for the importation of ID card materials.
Another deal was signed with Fahad Trading and Contracting for over QAR129 million for importing 77 fire fighting vehicles for the World Cup; while a fourth deal worth at least QAR20 million was signed with Mannai Corporation for the design, importation, fixing and extension of the Tetra system. In addition, Mannai Corporation also has to import some Caravans, Sysco systems, F5 Business Solutions and carry out maintenance for the ICCS sound system.
Along with the above-mentioned deals, various departments of MOI also signed deals with different companies on the sidelines of the exhibition amounting to QAR 10 million.
The total value of contracts signed during the 13th edition of Milipol Qatar reached QAR390,579,940.
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