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During a Ceremony to Honor 93 Retired Officers

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Wednesday, January 28th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

Major General Dr. Nasser Lakhrebani Al Nuaimi, Secretary General of the Office of HH Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, stressed that retirement is the beginning of a new life phase to advance giving efforts and better serve society and the country “This can be attained if the retiree knows how to fill his free time with useful things and put his expertise to good use, in a bid to remain an active and productive member of society, taking part in the country's development in various fields,” he said.

The Secretary General made these remarks during the ceremony organized by the Abu Dhabi Police on Wednesday at its headquarters in Abu Dhabi, to honor 93 retired officers. The ceremony was attended by Major General Khalil Dawood Badran, Director General of Finance and Services at the Abu Dhabi Police GHQ and Head ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Sunday, February 1st 2015 [ME NewsWire]

Lt. General Saif Abdullah Al Sha’far, Undersecretary at the Ministry of Interior, awarded a large number of officers from Lieutenant Colonels to their new ranks. The officers were promoted by virtue of the Federal decree No. (7) of 2015 that His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the UAE, had recently issued. The promotional event was held on Sunday in the auditorium at the Ministry’s headquarters.

Lt. General Al Sha’far conveyed the greetings of Lt. General HH Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, to the promoted officers and praised their efforts in the performance of their duties.

“We pride ourselves with these grand initiatives of His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the UAE - May God protect him,” Lt. General Al Sha’far said. “The initiative also affi ... Read more »

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China’s huge market attracts attention of global equipment providers

BEIJING - Monday, February 2nd 2015 [ME NewsWire]

cippe 2015 CIPE 2015 CING 2015

(BUSINESS WIRE) - The 15th China International Petroleum & Petrochemical Technology and Equipment Exhibition (cippe) will be held at Beijing New International Exhibition Center on March 26-28, 2015, simultaneously with the 15th China International Exhibition on Equipment of Pipeline and Oil & Gas Storage and Transportation (CIPE) and the 5th China International Natural Gas Technology & Equipment Exhibition (CING).

The year 2014 witnessed significant achievements in Sino-Russian cooperation in the energy field, especially in natural gas. The eastern route and western route gas pipelines were both advanced at a rapid pace with major breakthroughs. The “New Energy Tie” between China and Russia will encourage the construction of each country’s domestic and cross-border inf ... Read more »

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - Friday, January 30th 2015 [ME NewsWire]
A total of 190 new recruits at Abu Dhabi Police attended a traffic-related lecture that tackled the ‘lethal dangers of excessive speeding’. The lecture was recently organized by the Traffic Institute affiliated to the Traffic and Patrols Directorate, in cooperation with the Police Schools Department at Abu Dhabi Police.
Captain Salem Ali Al Ketbi, Training Branch Manager at the Traffic Institute, tackled the dangers of excessive speeding, which is regarded as one of the major contributing factors in dangerous traffic accidents resulting in death, injury and property damage.
 Captain Al Ketbi added that driving at high speeds increases the likelihood of traffic accidents; stressing the need for drivers to abide by the designated legal speeds and to be cautious of potential unexpected road surprises. “Some drivers underestimate the risks associated with excessive speeding ... Read more »

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Doha, Qatar - Wednesday, January 28th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

    100% Greywater Recycling & Reuse
    30% Lower Energy Consumption
    20% Recycled Content Materials

As an institution that is working tirelessly to promote environmentally responsible energy and resource efficient building best practices in the MENA region, today in a press conference at Ali Bin Hamad Al-Attiyah Arena, Qatar Olympic Committee & Gulf Organization for Research & Development inaugurates Qatar Olympic committee stadiums for achieving GSAS 4 stars. Ali Bin Hamad Al-Attiyah Arena & Lusail Sports Arena are the first in the MENA region & the world to achieve sustainability high standards 4 stars based on GSAS rating system.

The inauguration was announced by HE Sheikh Saoud Bin Abdulrahman Al-Thani, Secretary General of the Qatar Olympic Committee & Dr. Yousef Mohammed Alhorr, GORD’s Founding Chairman. GO ... Read more »

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Organized by the Abu Dhabi Police

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - Friday, January 30th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

The Western Region Police Directorate was recently crowned champion of the Men’s Race Walking Championship (in the 40 years and above age group). The Peripheral Regions Police Directorate ranked second, followed by the Police College Department in third place.

A total of 450 participants from Abu Dhabi Police’s staff members took part in the Championship, which was organized by the Strategy and Performance Development Department at the Abu Dhabi Police GHQ at the Abu Dhabi Corniche. It is worth mentioning that health tips and medical check-ups were provided on the sidelines of the championship by a medical team from the Medical Services Department at Abu Dhabi Police, in addition to distribution of health-related leaflets to both competitors and members of the public.

Participants at the championship included Major General Ahmed Nass ... Read more »

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Claiming suspicious money transfers

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Saturday, January 31st 2015 [ME NewsWire]

The Abu Dhabi Police warned against scam bank reports received by email, claiming suspicious money transfers to users’ bank accounts, and the need to refer to the nearest police station.

According to the police, such scams are designed to steal victims’ savings, should they respond to those international gangs operating from abroad. Some of these reports contain malware or phishing scams to trick people in order to get information like their bank account numbers, and passwords, which they will then use to steal their money.

Colonel Dr. Rashid Borshid, Head of the Criminal Investigation Department (CID), warned against the increasing number of cyber crimes, because cyber criminals can commit crime from anywhere in the world, especially online fraud and internet scams.   

Elaborating on the details of the instance ... Read more »

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Initiatives Aim to Support Companies in Providing the Best Solutions to Achieve Aspirations of the Public

Jeddah, Saudi Arabia - Thursday, January 29th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

Al Maddah: Taking 15 minutes to complete the survey will help the city’s development

In a step to realize the public’s aspirations and to provide the most appropriate solutions, the Event Organizers Committee at the Jeddah Chamber of Commerce & Industry (JCCI) has approved two initiatives in an effort to support the companies operating in the events industry.

The first adopted initiative involves the launch of a new e-survey available at the following website: www.eventssaudi.info   . The survey investigates public attitudes and behaviors regarding the types and quality of the events that they would like to see in Jeddah and in other regions throughout the Kingdom. The survey also analyzes the frequency of attendance and public opinion regarding which events ... Read more »

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Organized by the Ministry of Interior in Al Ain

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Saturday, January 31st 2015 [ME NewsWire]

During the Ministry of Interior’s council hosted by Mohammed Ahmed Al Bloushi on Friday in Al Ain, attendees recommended reinforcing institutional and community efforts to address the misuse of social media.   Participants at the council called for appropriate solutions to avoid misuse and abuse of social media especially by the youth. They also stressed the need to introduce stiffer penalties for using mobile phones while driving, in order to reduce traffic accidents.   The Council called for organizing educational programs to educate students on the optimal use of modern technologies, along with media campaigns to acquaint parents with the risks of social media misuse.   Mohammed Ahmed Al Mahmoud Al Bloushi, host of the council, lauded the efforts of the Ministry of Interior, represented by the Law Respect C ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Thursday, January 29th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

The Training Department of the Human Resources Directorate General at Abu Dhabi Police, recently celebrated the graduation of 265 police staff members after successfully completing 19 specialized security courses.

Lieutenant Colonel Saleh Saeed Al Amoudi, International Cooperation Training Branch Manager at the Training Department, said: “Such training courses for our staff members embody the strategy of the Abu Dhabi Police, which aims to strengthen the competencies and the level of ability for our human cadres throughout the various fields.”

He explained that the Training Department has organized several training courses, which include staff members from various police and services departments, in order to stay up-to-date with the latest developments in the various service sectors in the UAE, and to enable employees to perform their professional tasks in the best possibl ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Thursday, January 29th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

The Directorate General of Central Operations at Abu Dhabi Police celebrated the graduation of a number of its staff members after completing an EFQM Certified Internal Assessors course.

Major General Ahmed Nasser Al Raisi, Director General of Central Operations, recently attended the graduation ceremony that was held at the Fairmont Bab Al Bahr Hotel in Abu Dhabi. He reiterated the Abu Dhabi Police’s keenness to enhance staff members’ efficiency in a way that would improve performance indicators and develop police services.

The course tackled a number of topics that enhanced participants’ knowledge and acquainted them with the fundamental concepts and standards of excellence, and with the optimal ways to implement the knowledge they acquired during the course, in addition to the results/outcomes of the evaluation process.

Major General Al Raisi delivered cer ... Read more »

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - Thursday, January 29th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

The Al Ain Traffic Section affiliated with the Directorate of Traffic and Patrols at the Abu Dhabi Police distributed awareness brochures in hopes of curtailing run-over accidents. In accordance with the strategy of the Abu Dhabi Police, the initiative focused on benefiting pedestrians on roads.

Major Salah Abdulalh Al Humairi, Chief of the Al Ain Traffic Section, noted that this traffic awareness initiative falls within the pedestrian safety campaign that was recently launched by the Ministry of Interior under the slogan “Ensuring Pedestrians’ Safety”. This initiative aims to enhance awareness amongst both drivers and pedestrians regarding the need to adhere to traffic rules in a bid to avoid run-over incidents.

Adding further, Al Hemairi urged drivers to comply with the rules and regulations of traffic and to give priority to pedestrians who use the designated cros ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Thursday, January 29th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

Brigadier Fares Khalifa Al Farsi, Director General of Guards and Special Tasks at the Abu Dhabi Police General Headquarters, honored Major Amina Mohamed Al Baloushi, Chairperson of the Emirates Women Police Association (EWPA), in recognition of the excellence demonstrated by the association in social responsibility, and its efforts in promoting police work.

Brigadier Al Farsi hailed the efforts of women police staff members in boosting the state of security and safety. He reiterated his confidence in the abilities of Emirati women in general, and in the Emirates Women Police Association to make additional achievements that would contribute to serving society and promoting the gains of security and stability.

Towards the end of the meeting that was held in Abu Dhabi, the Director General of Guards and Special Tasks presented Major Al Baloushi, Chairperson of the Emirates Women Police A ... Read more »

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The company will unite 11 independent agencies with 40 offices in 17 countries

NEW YORK - Sunday, February 1st 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- J. Walter Thompson Company announced today the launch of Mirum, a new global company uniting 11 digital agencies spanning 17 countries and 40 offices. Former Digitaria Chief Executive Officer Dan Khabie will take the helm as Mirum Global and North America CEO. In this role, Khabie will have oversight of Mirum’s overall growth strategy, including P&L responsibility, managing key client relationships and aligning resources to service clients globally. He will report to J. Walter Thompson Company’s Global CEO, Gustavo Martinez, and be based between the West Coast and the East Coast.

Mirum is a new company created with a pioneering spirit, built by bringing together successful regional companies that have a deep understanding of local market needs. Mirum’s principles are rooted in innovation, des ... Read more »

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