Conference on industrial security starts Sunday



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Published — Monday 3 December 2012

Last update 3 December 2012 7:18 am

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The 15th International Conference and Exhibition for Industrial Security (IFSEC & OSH Arabia 2012) will kick off next Sunday at the Riyadh International Convention and Exhibition Center (RICEC) under the auspices of Interior Minister Prince Mohammed bin Naif.
The event will be organized by the Ministry of Interior and will be represented by the Higher Commission for Industrial Security (HCIS).
The conference, which runs between Dec 9 and 11, is sponsored by the Saudi Arabian Oil Company (Saudi Aramco), Saudi Basic Industries Corp. (SABIC), Saudi Arabian Mining Company (Maaden) and the Technology Control Company. HCIS Secretary-General Khalid bin Sa’ad Al-Aqeel said the conference aims to lay down strategies and scientific plans for industrial security and ways of dealing with these plans based on the latest international standards.
The exhibition will display the latest security, fire protection and safety solutions under one roof by participating international exhibitors. This was quoted by Saudi Press Agency.
More than 16 countries will participate in the event, including the United States, the United Kingdom, the European and Asian countries, in addition to the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) states and local companies.

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