Riyadh, Naif Arab University for Security Sciences (NAUSS ) hosted today in Riyadh the meeting of the National Working Group on Biosecurity within the Biosecurity Initiative, which is being organized by the university in cooperation with the International Criminal Police Organization (INTERPOL), from 13 to 14 June.
The initiative aims to enhance the readiness of national law enforcement agencies; to counter natural accidental or intentional biological incidents, including bioterrorism. The meeting will build on the conclusions of the mock exercise; to promote a multi-agency approach to prevent biological accidents and be on full alert to counter them.
The meeting comes within the framework of the strategic partnership that links INTERPOL with NAUSS, which enables the organization to increase its regional training services and benefit from the university's technical and scientific facilities to serve regional and global security.
Source: Saudi Press Agency