The Qatar Civil Aviation Authority (QCAA), the airport security division of the Ministry of Interior, and the National Cyber Security Agency all participated in the international conference on “combating civil aviation security threats” in Marrakesh, Morocco, which was overseen and organized by the US Transportation Security Administration (TSA) and the Arab Civil Aviation Organization (ACAO).
Mohammed Faleh Al Hajri, who is in charge of running QCAA, served as the leader of the state delegation during the conference.
High-ranking representatives from the Middle East and Africa’s civil aviation industries attended the conference, which covered a wide range of topics and best practices for safeguarding civil aviation against a variety of threats, including electronic attacks, drone attacks, chemical and biological attacks, explosives, and other threats.
The conference also discussed ways to strengthen civil aviation security and its ability to fend off attacks of any kind. In order to accomplish all of these objectives, it reviewed ways to improve cooperation and coordination between the concerned parties in the aviation security system as well as ways to address risks that it may be exposed to through the adoption of modern and advanced methods.