Electing Kuwait to Chair the Aviation Security & Facilitations Group for Middle East Region
The State of Kuwait, represented by the Directorate General of Civil Aviation, was elected to chair the Aviation Security & Facilitations for Middle East Region (ICAO) for the coming three years, and to be represented by the Director of Civil Aviation Security Department Eng. Fahed Shafakah Al-Enezi. This group consists of two groups, the first is the Steering Group and Saudi Arabia was nominated to chair, while the second is the Executive Group and Lebanon was nominated to chair. The meeting recommended working on a number of priorities, such as raising awareness about risks and response, developing the culture of security, and focusing on the elements of facilitations related to security. The meeting also recommended working on employing modern technology, improving monitoring and quality control, as well as developing collaboration and communication between the countries and partners.