Turkey, Middle East

Turkish gov't minister attends Qatar police graduation

Interior Minister Suleyman Soylu attends graduation ceremony in Doha with Jordanian counterpart, Qatari emir

17.01.2019
Turkish gov't minister attends Qatar police graduation Minister of Interior of Turkey, Suleyman Soylu (C) attends the first graduation ceremony of Doha Police Academy with Qatari Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani (not seen) in Doha, Qatar on January 17, 2019. ( TURKISH INTERIOR MINISTRY / HANDOUT - Anadolu Agency )

DOHA 

Turkish Interior Minister Suleyman Soylu on Thursday attended a graduation ceremony for police cadets at the Qatari Police College in Doha.

The ceremony was also attended by Qatari Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani and Prime Minister and Interior Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al Thani.

Jordanian Interior Minister Ibrahim al-Mubaidain was also present at the ceremony, which saw the graduation of 108 police cadets from Qatar, Kuwait, Jordan, Palestine, and Yemen.

After the ceremony, graduates performed a parade outside the college headquarters.

Soylu arrived in Doha earlier Thursday for a one-day visit.

Separately, Qatari Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani received Soylu.

Reporting by Ahmed Youssef; Writing by Ali H. M.Abo Rezeg

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