03 Nov Qatar’s Ministry of Interior seals 11 contracts worth QR 260.05 million at Milipol
The Ministry of Interior generated 11 contracts worth QR 260.05 million during Milipol Qatar 2016 which was held at the Doha Exhibition and Convention Center this week.
The 11th edition, which also marks 20 years since the leading bi-annual event was first held in Doha, attracted 6538 visitors from 103 countries which is comparable with the last edition.
The event’s 230 exhibitors, representing 35 countries, included eight new country entrants since 2014 with the addition of Algeria, Belize, Cyprus, Jordan, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Pakistan and Uganda. The Qatar contingent represented a large section of the exhibition floor with 54 companies exhibiting, and a further 27 from France, 23 of which were located within the French pavilion.
A key feature at Milipol Qatar 2016 was the introduction of a dedicated zone for Civil Defence, which saw a number of global and regional exhibitors showcasing products and developments within the sector. The prime position zone was complemented by the Ministry of Interior of the State of Qatar’s stand, which also allocating a portion of its own stand to civil defence.
When Milipol Qatar returns in October 2018, the show floor will incorporate the existing Civil Defence Exhibition & Conference. The two events merging in order to become the region’s homeland security and civil defence sectors leading event.