Jeddah forum to study ways of improving public security

Jeddah forum to study ways of improving public security
Updated 27 August 2012

Jeddah forum to study ways of improving public security

Jeddah forum to study ways of improving public security

The second forum for improving the quality of public security will be held at King Faisal Conference Hall of King Abdulaziz University in Jeddah on Sept. 10-12.
More than 1,500 specialists, researchers and important figures from Saudi Arabia and abroad will participate in the forum titled “Improving Security Quality Through Innovation.”
Thirty speakers will present their studies, research papers, and experiences on various topics related to the theme.
Gen. Saeed Al-Qahtani, director general of public security, said the forum would focus on the efforts to be taken by the department to promote a culture of knowledge and quality among his officers.
“The forum aims at enhancing quality through knowledge and addressing the various dimensions and new developments in the areas of knowledge and quality,” he said. “It is an important opportunity to introduce the concepts of knowledge and quality in the public security sector,” he said.
The forum also offers a good opportunity for department staff to communicate with specialists and experienced hands in the field.
“This will help us assess the current efforts, propose future directions, and set out our vision, mission and goal in order to improve the quality of work at the department,” the general said. He stressed that the forum would review new technological developments in the field of security and administration.
Gen. Al-Qahtani thanked Interior Minister Prince Ahmed and Prince Muhammad bin Naif, assistant minister for security affairs, for their support to the forum, which aims at enhancing the skills and capabilities of Saudi security forces. The forum would discuss steps for increasing the efficiency of public security officers and improving quality of their performance.
The department intends to improve quality by acquiring modern technology in order to extend better services to citizens, residents and Haj and Umrah pilgrims.
Director of the General Administration of Security Patrols Brig. Abdul Aziz Al-Hoshan said the forum aims to benefit from the latest technology in the fields of security administration and related areas. He said: “The advanced technological infrastructure includes networks linking between public security and all administrative offices across the Kingdom besides training the work force.”
He added the forum would help spread the concept and methods of quality in security while serving citizens, expatriates and pilgrims.
Topics of discussion in the forum include the culture of comprehensive quality, institutional excellence, importance of public security, modern applications for comprehensive quality in the public security sector, and international specifications in the area of security and the traffic movement.