HE Sheikh Khalid bin Khalifa bin Abdulaziz Al Thani, the Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, attended yesterday the graduation ceremony of the National Defense Course (2) and the Joint Command and Staff Course (8) at Joaan bin Jassim Academy for Defense Studies' headquarters in Al Khor.

HE the Prime Minister and Minister of Interior honored the outstanding students from the staff course, a number of the academy's instructors, and handed out certificates to the 32 civilian and military graduates.

HE Dr. Khalid bin Mohamed Al Attiyah, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of State for Defense Affairs, a number of ministers, members of the diplomatic corps accredited to the state, senior officers and officials from the ministries of Defense and Interior, the Internal Security Force (Lekhwiya) and various state ministries attended the ceremony.

Source: Government of Qatar