DOHA: Major General Mansour Al-Awadhi is seen during the tour around Hamad International Airport. – KUNA

DOHA: Kuwait Assistant Undersecretary for Ports Affairs in the Interior Ministry Major General Mansour Al-Awadhi praised the state-of-the-art security systems used by Hamad International Airport to maintain safety and security of passengers and civil aviation traffic in Qatar.

Awadhi made his remarks on Tuesday after a tour at the airport where he headed a Kuwaiti delegation, expressing appreciation for such experience and thanking Qatari airport officials who facilitated the tour. Awadhi also hailed Qatar’s experience in the issuance of visas and procedures for entry and exit of passengers to Qatar that affected the speed and completion of procedures to passengers’ security.

Awadhi said that the Kuwaiti delegation was briefed during the tour on the modern methods used, including devices, technical and electronic capabilities used at Hamad International Airport to facilitate the movement of passengers, and discussed the possibility of using them in Kuwait. He added that the visit comes within the framework of cooperation and exchange of experiences between the two countries.

He explained that the delegation listened to a presentation on the tasks offered by Airport Passports Department and the technological development adopted by the department on the entry and exit counters of passengers. The delegation also witnessed at first hand modern technology applied to electronic gates in the arrivals and departures lounges and a number of advanced devices used that contribute to enhancing security inside the airport and other ports.