Security and traffic plan for Bahrain International Airshow 2016 discussed at committee meeting

As part of the directives from His Highness Sheikh Abdullah bin Hamad Al Khalifa

6th January 2016

The Personal Representative of his Majesty the King and Chairman of the Supreme Organising Committee of Bahrain International Airshow (BIAS), His Excellency Engineer Kamal bin Ahmed Mohammed Minister of Transportation and Telecommunications and Deputy Chairman of the Supreme Organising Committee chaired a meeting of the Security Committee meeting, with the attendance of His Excellency Major General Tarek Al Hassan, Head of Public Security and Lieutenant Colonel Sheikh Nasser bin Abdulrahman Al Khalifa, Director General of the General Directorate of Traffic as well as representatives from the Bahrain Defence Force, Southern Governorate, and Bahrain International Circuit to review traffic security arrangements for the Bahrain International Airshow 2016, being held under the patronage of His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa, King of the Kingdom of Bahrain from 21st to 23rd  January 2016.

During the meeting, His Excellency reviewed the traffic plans set down by the General Directorate of Traffic, with the main aim of ensuring the success of the event with smooth, uninterrupted traffic flow along roads leading to the Bahrain International Airshow, the Bahrain International Circuit and other commercial areas. 

At the end of the meeting, His Excellency thanked all members of the Security Committee for their efforts in ensuring the event’s success.

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