Today, the Ministry of Education and Public Security Directorate signed a memorandum of understanding aimed at strengthening the role of students in renouncing violence, hatred and negative phenomena, encouraging them to volunteer work, community service, developing their skills and capabilities, and investing their energies.
The Minister of Education, Higher Education and Scientific Research, Dr. Azmy Muhafaza, confirmed that work and cooperation with the Public Security Directorate through the Community Peace Center contributes to immunizing young people from the dangers of deviation and extremism, and spreading the concepts of dialogue, moderation, tolerance and acceptance of the other, in addition to confronting everything that affects the security of society intellectually and behaviorally indicating to the Ministry's keenness to enhance cooperation and partnership with the Public Security Directorate, in a way that reflects positively on the interest and security of the country.
For his part, the Director of Public Security, Major General AbeidAllah Maaitah, indicated that the Community Peace Center is one of the projects of the strategic plan of the Public Security Directorate in achieving community peace and addressing negative phenomena in society by unifying efforts, participating, and opening channels of communication with all institutions of society, in a way that guarantees the of values Noble morals in the hearts of students and the creation of national belonging among them.
Major General Al-Maaitah added that Public Security Directorate believes that achieving the concept of comprehensive security requires openness to participatory and cooperative relations with all official and civil institutions, and support from all components of society to achieve the Public Security Service's security and humanitarian message alike.
It is noteworthy that the memorandum of understanding includes launching projects and training programs targeting educational staff and school students, establishing youth committees in schools, training students through the Center for Community Peace, and involving youth leaders in dialogue programs and courses related to combating extremism.