04 May 2018 – 4:56
Doha: Amir H H Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani yesterday patronised the opening of the new buildings in the Amiri Guard camp in Lehsaynia area.
Major Abdullah Jarallah Al Marri, the acting commander of the Amiri Guard School, gave a speech on the occasion, in which he reviewed the historical stages that the Amiri Guard has been through, which started in 1953 with the formation of the Ruler’s Guard Force, then H H the Amir’s Guard Battalion and H H the Heir Apparent’s Guard Battalion before the developments and achievements continued until the guard became a separate entity under the name of Amiri Guard in 2007.
Major Al Marri said that the opening of the training edifice will help in enhancing the performance of Amiri Guard in carrying out its duties in terms of providing security and training expertise that is needed to continue to coordinate with the different security apparatuses.
The opening featured a screening of a film about the military village and its buildings and various military facilities, in addition to military parades of fighting and defence skills.
The Amir listened to a detailed explanation by a number of senior Amiri Guard officials on the modern facilities and equipment in the new building that go in line with the comprehensive renaissance in the country.
After that, the Amir had a field tour in buildings and visited the live shooting ranges.
A number of senior military officials attended the opening along with commanders of the armed forces and the Ministry of Interior, officers and noncommissioned officers.