A security drill dubbed "Gulf Security One" contributed to boosting security in GCC countries, reflecting joint Gulf work, and improved capabilities of security forces, Kuwait Interior Ministry's head of participating forces Brigadier Waleed Al-Saleh said Sunday.
Al-Saleh praised, in a statement to KUNA, the drill, which is being held for the first time at such high level and included excercises on interaction among GCC forces. The official added that the Interior ministry was keen to engage in this drill for its importance to enhance cooperation and coordination among various GCC security bodies.
Al-Saleh added the drill aims at increasing joint coordination in confronting various security challenges, namely terrorism, stressing importance on facing similar challenges and all sorts of threats to GCC security.
He noted that the drill witnessed employing various mechanism and interaction among GCC forces, which helped the main goals of the drill. Al-Saleh said the Kuwaiti force has benefited tremendously from the drill and were keen to ensure success of the exercise. Last month, the drill kicked off in the Bahraini capital and will end half way through of this month.