RIYADH, Nov 25 (KUNA) - Secretary-General of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) Dr. Nayef Al-Hajraf congratulated the leadership of the United Arab Emirates on the election of the UAE Maj.-Gen Dr. Ahmad Nasser Al Raisi as president of the International Criminal Police Organization (Interpol) for a four-year term.
The election of Maj-Gen. Al Raisi by the 89th session of the Interpol General Assembly earlier Thursday is a great achievement and source of pride for all citizens of the GCC member countries and the Arab world at large, Dr. Al-Hajraf said in a press release.
Dr. Al-Hajraf wished Maj-Gen. Al Raisi, the inspector-general of the UAE Ministry of Interior, success in his new mission being the first Arab national to hold this prestigious post, according to the statement. (end) mdm.gb