Director General Eng. Yousef Al-Fouzan Inaugurates the 3rd Meeting of the Security & Facilities Group: Aviation Security is considered an international concern
The Director General of the General Directorate of Civil Aviation, Eng. Yousef Al-Fouzan, said today - Tuesday - that civil aviation security is considered an international concern in the different countries of the world. This came in a statement by Eng. Al-Fouzan on the occasion of inaugurating the 3rd Meeting of the Group in charge of preparing the aviation security and facilities plan, which is hosted by Kuwait Directorate General of Civil Aviation, and will last for three days. Eng. Yousef Al-Fouzan added that the Civil Aviation Administration will take all recommendations to be issued by this meeting and other previous recommendations related to this matter in order to apply them in Kuwait, which comes in conjunction with the significant development taking place in the country with respect to upgrading Kuwait International Airport which is currently undergoing. He also affirmed the keenness of the administration to involve the largest number possible of parties from inside and outside Kuwait in this meeting, hoping to come out with as much benefit as possible. For his part, Head of Airport Licensing & Security Department at the Civil Aviation Mr. Fahd Al-Enezi affirmed the keenness of the administration on holding this meeting to contribute to reinforcing and improving airport security in all member States. Mr. Al-Enezi welcomed several governmental bodies and the private sector concerned with aviation security in Kuwait for taking part in this meeting, as well as their contribution and interaction in exchanging views and ideas, hence representing an important source for benefit of everyone. He also said: "We cannot talk about civil aviation in general without talking about private security at the airports, especially because this industry has become a target for international terrorism”. He pointed out that the meeting aims to raise the level of airports security without affecting the passengers traffic nor the cargo, by means of applying the best methods and keeping abreast of the latest developments in this domain, thus be able to encounter the emerging threats and come up with a regional plan for security and facilities.