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The regional forum on transformational sustainability will rope in sustainability intelligentsia and practitioners from around the globe

Dubai, United Arab Emirates - Saturday, August 15th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

On October 27 - 28th, UAE will witness the largest congregation of thought leaders and change makers in the field of Sustainability. The Arabia CSR Forum 2015 will set the bar high in leading discourses, networking and peer learning, and promoting sustainable development. The annual forum has been running successfully for several years, and is acclaimed globally as the premier CSR and sustainability platform to take root in the Arab region. This year’s forum boasts an impressive line-up of notable speakers, sourced from the Region as well as internationally. Among them will be prominent personalities from the sustainability universe, as well as national leaders, government officials, heads of business, and others. Themed ‘’Beyond Responsibility: ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Sunday, August 16th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

On Saturday, a delegation of the Security Support Department at Abu Dhabi Police travelled to London for a two-week visit. The delegation is headed by Captain Jassem Muhammad Al Zaabi, Patrol Officer at Security Support Department, and includes a number of the Department’s members. The delegation will be taking part in the daily patrol field tasks and various training activities of the London Metropolitan Police. The visit falls within the framework of the international cooperation efforts in security and police fields and the expertise exchange program.

According to Colonel Khaled Al Shamesi, Head of Security Support Department at Abu Dhabi Police, the visit to the London Metropolitan Police aims to promote the exchange of field police expertise in the areas of security support. This is realized by taking part in the daily tasks and training of the Metropolitan Police in addition to coord ... Read more »

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MoI: Strict Measures and Effective Procedures to Effectively Counter Trafficking

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Sunday, August 16th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

According to Brigadier Ahmed Mohammed Nehkairah, Head of Human Rights Department and Head of the Anti-Human Trafficking Committee at the Ministry of Interior, the number of reported human trafficking cases in the country has decreased over the past year when compared to the previous three years. This comes as a result of: the media campaigns that raise awareness regarding the dangers of such crimes, the effective procedures and measures, and the stricter judicial rulings against perpetrators.

Commitment to Counter Human Trafficking

Brigadier Nekhairah said that the United Arab Emirates has taken the initiative to address human trafficking crimes in every form by committing to the principles of justice and equality, the basis of religious and moral responsibilities, and to preserve human dignity.  ... Read more »

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - Saturday, August 15th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

The Ministry of Interior, represented by the Naturalization, Residency and Ports Sector, recently launched an online service to allow GCC residents and their escort to get their UAE entry permits (visas) via the various ports across the country, through the “Fawri” portal on the ministry’s website These measures are in line with the Ministerial Decree No. 377 of 2014, and in accordance with the required conditions and procedures.

Major General Khalifa Hareb Al Khaili, Assistant Undersecretary of the Ministry of Interior for Naturalization, Residency and Ports, indicated that the new service comes in line with the Ministry of Interior’s keenness to keep pace with technology advances in order to expedite passenger movement at the various ports and streamline the visa issuance procedure for passengers before arriving to the country, ultimately save time and ... Read more »

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ADP: Rams were the Link to Perpetrator’s Arrest

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Wednesday, August 12th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

Abu Dhabi Police have arrested M. M., a 41-year-old Bengali, for buying two rams from J.S., a 65-year-old Emirati woman, with counterfeit money. The suspect’s strong interest to select from only the best livestock aroused suspicion and subsequently led to his arrest.

According to Abu Dhabi Police, the victim reported that she had been scammed by the suspect in the transaction of two rams, worth Dhs10,000. The woman, who is the owner of the sheep farm, had received the amount in Dhs100 bills that later turned out to be fake.

The victim was unable to recall the exact details of the suspect when describing him, aside from his general looks.  She was, however, able to provide an elaborate description of the rams that had been stolen, revealing that one of the sheep was Najdi and the other a Nuaimi. Both had brown woo ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Thursday, August 13th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

The Police Schools Department at the Directorate General of Human Resources awarded late Muta’red Muhammad Al Afari with the Long Service Medal. The Medal recognizes his efforts and dedication in carrying out his duties during his tenure with the police force until he passed away in October 2014.

During the ceremony held to honor late Al Afari’s family, Lt. Colonel Rasas Salem Rasas Al Ameri, Deputy Head of the Police Schools Department, stressed the keenness of Abu Dhabi Police to recognize loyal Emiratis who exerted loyal and diligent efforts to serve their homeland and carry out their duties. He also noted that late Lt. Colonel Al Afari was a highly skilled, dedicated and competent police officer who was adamant on carrying out his duties in the best way possible.

For his part, Salem Mohamed Al Afari, Lt. Colonel Al Afari’s brother, praised the kind and thoughtful ... Read more »

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