Fleming Gulf’s 4th Edition of the Middle East Homeland Security Summit, hosted by The General Directorate Of Gendarmerie, Hashemite Kingdom Of Jordan, commenced at the Kempinski Hotel in Amman, and saw over 250 security professionals from across the region congregate to discuss transnational security challenges and the need for a comprehensive internal security strategy in the Middle East.
This years’ primary talking points focused on globalization & security, cross-border and ideological challenges, critical infrastructure, protection data in motion from cyber threats, emergency preparedness and response, to name a few.
Under the patronage of the Ministry of Interior, Hashemite Kingdom Of Jordan, the summit opened with remarks from the event chairman – General (Retd.) Sayed Ghoneim, Egyptian Armed Forces and National Security Expert for Abu Dhabi, UAE, followed by Brigadier General, Hussein Mohammad Salem Alhawatmeh, General Director of Gendarmerie Forces who welcomed His Excellency Salamah Hammad, Minister of Interior, Hashemite Kingdom Of Jordan to deliver the inaugural address to all the participants. Following the opening orations, a host of thought provoking presentations by leading experts from across the region kept the audience engaged with topics such as “Anti Terrorist & Extreme, National & Regional Security Challenges”, “Transnational Security Challenges In The Middle East”, “Nations Protection Against Terrorism”, “Security And Defence, Rising Powers & The Future Of defense Cooperation In Middle East” and a feature presentation – ” United Kingdom’s National Approach To Counter Terrorism” by Commander Richard Walton, Counter Terrorism Command – Metropolitan Police Service, U.K.
Mr. George Vipin, producer of the summit said – “This years’ agenda has been carefully designed to include the most relevant and ‘need of the hour’ topics and challenges. Under the advice of our most esteemed hosts, endorsers and partners, we are confident that the outcome of this 3 day summit will result in actionable and implementable strategies being shared with all stakeholders who place homeland security as their top priority for 2016.”
Picking up from a successful opening day, Day 2 will feature sessions on “Civil Defense Strategy And Keeping Up With The Changes”, “INTERPOL’s Response To The Global Terrorist Threat” and “Internal Challenges Affecting The National Security Of Jordan” along with an interactive discussion on “The Future Of Terrorism In The Middle East”.
Summit sponsors; BAHIA Group, BAE Systems, Codan Radio, Ideal Solutions Company, Barco, Rockwell Collins, Megatech and Bitdefender exhibited their portfolio of products and services tailored for the Middle East security sector with proven results, globally.