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Posted On: 4 December 2017 11:38 am
Updated On: 12 November 2020 01:59 pm

Third Edition of "Shoot" Traffic Awareness Program Kicks off

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The third edition of "Shooot" awareness program was launched today Sunday, December 3, 2017 at MES Indian School. The program, which is organized by the Public Relations Department and Qatar Police Sports Federation at the Ministry of Interior, is held under the theme "Through awareness we achieve the goal".

The opening event was attended by Lt. Colonel Hamad Muhammad Al Muhannadi, Head of Community Police Affairs at Community Policing Department, Capt. Badi Jouhar Al Abdullah, Head of Admin Affairs at QPSF, Sheikha Al Anoud Al-Thani, Head of Media Studies at Public Relations Department and Coordinator of the Program and Mrs. Hamida Qader, Principal, MES Indian School along with officials from MOI departments and hundreds of school students.

The program started with football match between two teams of the students. The players played football amidst the traffic signs urging adherence to traffic laws and calling for safety signs to be kept while driving. The trainers of the Qatar Police Sports Federation guided the students during the game, in an atmosphere of great enthusiasm.

Lt. Col. Hamad Muhammad Al Muhannadi expressed his thanks to the school authority for their good preparation and hosting of the event, stressing that the program would help strengthen traffic awareness among the new generation. He called on the students to utilize the program for learning traffic rules and regulations through sports events. A memento was also presented from the Ministry of the Interior to the principal of the school in appreciation of her efforts.

Prof. Hamida Qader, Principal of MES School said that this awareness initiative of the Ministry of Interior would result in constructive and effective results, that aims at educating school students in an early stage, involving students between the ages of 9 and 12 years. The young students can learn the basic traffic principles and thus achieve the goal.