The Milipol Qatar Committee has signed a sponsorship contract with Qatar Petroleum (QP), as per which QP will be the diamond sponsor of the 9th International Exhibition of Internal State Security (Milipol Qatar 2012) scheduled to taking place here from October 8 and 10. Milipol Qatar, which has achieved great success in the field of security, has encouraged the largest industrial firms worldwide to participate in the exhibition showcasing their latest equipment and machinery in the safety and security field, president of Milipol Qatar Committee Brigadier Nasser bin Fahad al-Thani said during a press conference on the occasion. QP has provided financial support amounting to QR400,000 in addition to booking 261 square metres. QP’s Security Risks Department director Abdullah al-Jabir expressed QP’s appreciation to the Ministry of Interior for its efforts in organising Milipol Qatar 2012, saying it’s the largest exhibition in the region, which the ministry has been organising since 1996 in co-operation with the French counterpart. This should be done on a reciprocal basis and the provision of compulsory internship may be waived for those who have a Doctorate degree or taught law or served either in a court of law or in the public prosecutor’s office for at least two years.