Sheikh Mohammed tours northern emirates

Sheikh Mohammed inspects General Headquarters of Dubai Police (WAM)

His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of UAE and Ruler of Dubai, was on Tuesday received by General Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, at his residence in Bayata, Umm Al Qaiwain.

Present at the meeting were Sheikh Hazza bin Zayed Al Nahyan, National Security Advisor and other senior officials.


Gen Mohammed was also receoved by His Highness Dr Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah; His Highness Sheikh Saud bin Rashid Al Mualla, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Umm Al Quwain and Sheikh Ammar bin Humaid Al Nuaimi, Crown prince of Ajman.

Also during his visit to the northern emirates, Sheikh Mohammed, and upon directives from President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, met with hosts of nationals to learn about their conditions and needs.

He said His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan gives special attention to nationals and to advancing their living standards, namely health care, housing, education and services. He said Sheikh Khalifa gave directives to answer the needs of nationals to reflect the cohesion of the people and the leadership.

The nationals expressed delight at meeting with Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed. They also affirmed allegiance to the President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the Vice-President and Their Highnesses, Members of the Supreme Council and Rulers of the emirates.

Present at the meeting were Sheikh Saeed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Representative of Abu Dhabi Ruler, Lt General Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, Sheikh Nahyan bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan Foundation for Charitable and Humanitarian Works, Sheikh Hamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Chief of the Abu Dhabi Crown Prince's Court, Sheikh Omar bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan Foundation for Charitable and Humanitarian Works, Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, Sheikh Hamdan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Public Works and Sheikh Sultan bin Tahnoun Al Nahyan, Chairman of Abu Dhabi Tourism Authority.

 

Dubai Police are racing time to adopt best practices: Sheikh Mohammed

Dubai Police are racing time to adopt the best and highest international standards when it comes to performance, follow-up, education, training and launch of creative initiatives that serve local community, and maintain and preserve security, stability and safety of its members, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum affirmed on Tuesday.

''This is a source of proud for all of us,'' Sheikh Mohammed said during a tour of the Dubai Police Dubai Police General Headquarters where inspected a number of facilities, operations and services.

Continuous practical training for Police personnel, he indicated, is far better than theoretical dictation which many doesn't comprehend.

''Scientific training and practice on the ground are the most effective method for gaining knowledge and experience, Sheikh Mohammed added.

''You are in Dubai Police; don't look at the incident... rather you are pursuing events and often detecting them before they happen and this is a professional precedence for you. Exchange of ideas and extracting the most useful out of them is better than adoption of one point of view... the opinion of the group is much sound than that of an individual one,'' he remarked.

Sheikh Mohammed was welcomed upon arrival at the Dubai Police General Headquarters by Dubai Police Commander-in-chief Lt. Dhahi Khalfan Tamim and senior officers.

Sheikh Mohammed, who was accompanied by HH Sheikh Majed bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Chairman of Dubai Culture and Arts Authority, and a group of top officials, set out his tour at the Command and Control Centre where he viewed the massive traffic movement in the internal and external roads of Dubai through the mega e-display screens.

The Vice President heard a presentation from Dubai Police chief on Dubai Police strategic plan 2008-2015 which he said envisages the prudent vision of His Highness. Sheikh Mohammed also watched during the presentation the new simulation training modules which aim at delivering a safe practical training environment.

He also watched a living demonstration for a humanitarian service for cardiac patients. The emergency service served 950 heart patients since it was launched in 2007.

Before leaving the scene, Sheikh Mohammed inspected one of the smart patrol vehicles which have two surveillance cameras to monitor vehicles violating traffic and security rules.

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