Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed bin Sultan Al Qasimi, Crown Prince, Deputy Ruler of Sharjah and Chairman of the Council of Sharjah Police Sciences Academy, affirmed that the educational system at the Academy is continuing to achieve the visions and aspirations of His Highness Sheikh Dr. Sultan bin Mohamed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, in making the emirate an intellectual and scientific oasis in all fields and sectors.
This came during Sharjah CP presiding over the meeting of the Academy's Council, which was held this morning, Wednesday, at the Academy's headquarters in the University City in Sharjah.
The Crown Prince of Sharjah valued the support and encouragement of His Highness Ruler of Sharjah for his sons, the students of the Academy, and the provision of scholarships for Sharjah sons in the graduate studies programmes offered by the Academy, which contributes to the graduation of qualified leadership generations, capable of contributing to advancing the wheel of development and supporting the stability and prosperity.
Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed bin Sultan Al Qasimi added that the academy, with the efforts of its educational, training and administrative cadres, will become a prominent security educational center, enhancing Sharjah's position and supporting its efforts to achieve qualitative leaps in university and higher education in its various disciplines.
During the meeting, the council approved the graduation date of the third cohort of students, comprising 106 students, in the specialties of police management, which is scheduled at the end of next November.
The Council was briefed on the programmes, events and activities included in the Academy's celebrations on the occasion of the 25th anniversary of its founding, which extends until March of next year.
The council listened to a presentation on the completion of the field project for physical fitness and endurance and the stages of progress in completing the field in its modern form, which is expected to constitute a qualitative leap in terms of enhancing the capabilities and efficiency of the academy’s students and members of the police services, as well as hosting federal and local championships and competitions.
After the meeting, Sharjah CP visited the indoor Smart Shooting Range at the Sharjah Police Academy, which was opened in conjunction with the Academy's celebrations of the silver jubilee of its founding in 1996.
His Highness listened to a detailed explanation of the modern international specifications of the smart range, which includes advanced integrated equipment, making it among the best fields with advanced systems in shooting.
Smart Shooting Range, which has 8 lanes and a large thermal screen, is characterized by modern technologies that guarantee obtaining the required safety assumptions and the ability to shoot from different distances.
The meeting and the visit were attended by Major General Saif Al Zari Al Shamsi, Commander-in-Chief of Sharjah Police and Vice Chairman of the Council, included the members of the Council, Brigadier Abdullah Mubarak bin Amer, Brigadier Abdullah Ibrahim bin Nassar, Sultan Ali bin Butti Al Muhairi, Salem Obaid Al Hassan Al Shamsi, Sultan Muhammad Obaid Al Hajri, and Brigadier General Dr. Mohammad Khamis Al Othmani, Director General of the Academy, and Lt. Col. Mohammad Hamad Al-Suwaidi, Council Rapporteur.