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Reviewed the best practices in the field of leadership

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Tuesday, September 22nd 2015 [ME NewsWire]

A delegation of employees from the Ministry of Interior’s first Distinguished Leadership Competencies Program reviewed the best practices in the field of leadership through the experiences of Britain’s Ministry of Interior and the London Metropolitan Police’s operation room.

The delegation, which consists of nine employees from the MoI’s program, recently visited the United Kingdom. The visit included trips to the Wembley Stadium and a crystal factory with consultations and viewpoint exchange with the officials of these bodies.

Lt. Colonel Dr. Omar Ibrahim Al Ali, Director of the Leadership Development Center at the General Secretariat of the Office of H.H Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, explained that the visit falls in line with the framework of the Ministry’s efforts to pre ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Sunday, September 20th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

The Directorate General of Civil Defense at the Ministry of Interior has called upon the public to adopt preventive behavior and to abstain from any wrongdoing during the Eid Al Adha holiday. This can be accomplished by adhering to the necessary requirements of prevention and the conditions of safety in order to maintain both individual and communal safety.

Major General Jassem Muhammad Al Marzouqui, Civil Defense General Commander-in-Chief, asserted that nation’s civil defense teams have intensified their preparations for the holidays and Eid celebrations in order to respond to the increased travel and recreational trips, which requires full readiness in the event of an accident. The teams also ascertain that safety and prevention measures are adhered to in public places, recreational areas, shopping malls and other popular gathering places where families meet during the holidays.

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Monday, September 21st 2015 [ME NewsWire]

A delegation from the Federal Authority for Nuclear Regulation (FANR), represented by the Government Communication Department at the Authority, was briefed on the efforts and objectives of the Security Media Department at the Security Support Directorate General at the General Secretariat of the Office of His Highness Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Interior in keeping up with events and in the area of government communication.

Major Fawaz Ali Abdullah, Director of the Security Media Department, welcomed the visiting delegation. “The Security Media Department is the governmental communication arm for the Ministry of Interior and the Abu Dhabi Police. It is entrusted with the task of delivering the media discourse of the Ministry as quickly and objectively as possible so as to communicate the necessary requirements needed to enhance the sense of security and public safety. It also str ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Friday, September 18th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

The Vehicles and Drivers Licensing Department at the Abu Dhabi Police, hosted an educational event, as a part of the “Be a Paramedic” campaign. The campaign, which was launched by the Emergency and Public Safety Department, aims at educating and training employees at government institutions in Abu Dhabi about the basic first aid techniques and tips.

Brigadier Mohamed Mayouf Al Ketbi, Head of Vehicles and Drivers Licensing Department emphasized the department’s commitment to provide first aid training to staff members, so that they can competently and efficiently react to emergency cases. “As per their strategy, the Abu Dhabi Police endeavor to disseminate the culture of first aid between staff members and to emphasize the importance of learning and mastering these skills that can help save the lives of others,” he said.

As a part of the awareness-raising ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Monday, September 21st 2015 [ME NewsWire]

The work timings during the Eid Al Adha holiday have been announced by the Ministry of Interior, as represented by the Naturalization, Residency and Ports Affairs Sector.  Working hours will be from 10 am to 1 pm Sunday through Thursday in order to complete all general transactions via the various departments and sections of the General Directorate of Residency and Foreign Affairs that deal with the public. The working hours apply to all departments and sections affiliated with the Naturalization Departments across the UAE.

Major General Khalifa Hareb Al Khaiaili, Acting Undersecretary of the Ministry of Interior for Naturalization, Residency and Ports Affairs,  said that a number of employees at the departments and sections have been allocated to handle customers’ urgent cases. “This measure aims to deliver services to the public in a way that achieves customer satisfac ... Read more »

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - Wednesday, September 16th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

The Directorate General of Strategy and Performance Development at the General Secretariat of the Office of H.H Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior hosted a workshop to lay the foundations of the ministry’s strategic approach 2017-2021. The workshop took place on Tuesday evening at the Eastern Mangroves Hotel in Abu Dhabi.

Lt. General Saif Abdullah Al Sha’far, Undersecretary at the Ministry of Interior inaugurated the workshop, which began with a minute of silence observed by the attendees for the Emirati martyrs who died while performing their national duty. Attending the session were HE Lt. General Dhahi Khalfan Tamim, Deputy Chairman of the Dubai Police and General Security; Major General Dr. Nasser Lakhrebani Al Nuaimi, Secretary General of the Office of HH Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior; along with police commanders, directors general, heads of d ... Read more »

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Call for transformational environmental-data projects receives overwhelming response

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Wednesday, September 16th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

Eye on Earth, the global movement aiming to improve access to and the availability of environmental, social and economic data to support informed decision-making for sustainable development, has received an outstanding response to its request for new project proposals. These projects which relate to the collection, provision and usage of environmental-related data could radically change the way the world approaches sustainable development.

Among the 120 projects prepared are proposals for:

    a Global Coastal Carbon Data Archive which would increase the accuracy of and confidence in global estimates of carbon storage, as well as emissions from coastal ecosystems;
    a Fellowship of Conservation Leaders to help developing nations build capacity for this ... Read more »

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THE HAGUE, Netherlands. - Tuesday, September 22nd 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- KPN and ZTEsoft (a subsidiary of ZTE Corporation) today announced they have signed an IT framework agreement that extends their strategic partnership into the operational support systems (OSS) domain for KPN’s operations in the Netherlands.

KPN and ZTE have been jointly preparing for this transformative programme with the goal to simplify KPN’s OSS processes and IT landscape, ultimately speeding up time-to-market of services for customers and lowering the total cost of ownership (TCO) of KPN’s OSS operations.

This agreement will see ZTEsoft deploying its ZSmart 8 business/operational support systems (B/OSS) suite, and taking the lead contractor responsibility for the system integration portion of KPN’s IT transformation. All of this will be executed in close cooperation with KPN’s existing strategic partner in the OSS domain, Tech Mahindra.

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Wednesday, September 16th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

Wednesday morning, Major General Khalil Dawood Badran, Director General of Finance and Services at the Abu Dhabi Police General Headquarters, and a number of senior officers at the Ministry of Interior and Abu Dhabi Police visited the Zayed Military and Mafraq hospitals and the Sheikh Khalifa Medical City in Abu Dhabi to meet with the brave soldiers of the Armed Forces who had been injured and wounded.

The visits embody the wise directives of Lt. General HH Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, which outline the commitment to always check on the injured; in recognition of the noble sacrifices of the UAE soldiers who safeguard the pride and dignity of the nation and defend the homeland through national service.

Major General Badran first visited the injured soldiers at the Sheikh Khalifa Medical City. In conversations held with the injured ... Read more »

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates - Monday, September 21st 2015 [ME NewsWire]

News highlights:

    Linksys provides the network solutions for Intel’s IoT lab from its SMB portfolio
    Linksys is their networking partner with this being latest CSR project in the region

 Linksys®, a global leader in networking solutions for the home and small and medium businesses has committed its complete support to Intel’s IoT lab has been built in partnership with Dubai Silicon Oasis Authority (DSOA) in Dubai. As part of a CSR project, Linksys is a networking partner offering its innovative SMB portfolio of products in the development of the lab.

The IoT Lab is a part of Dubai Government’s Smart City Initiative under Directives of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum and will be an integral part of the Smart Cities Center of Excellence.

At the launch event of the Ignition Lab, which was ... Read more »

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Second annual training session will enable member countries to maximise use of SES-10 capacity

LUXEMBOURG. - Monday, September 21st 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SES (NYSE Paris:SESG) (LuxX:SESG), the world-leading satellite operator, today announced the launch of this year’s annual training for the Andean Community as part of the company’s strategy to provide worldwide training, bringing together broadcast communities and growing the future digital ecosystem.

SES-10, the new Ku-band satellite, is expected to launch next year and will use the 67 degrees West orbital slot to provide coverage to Latin America and the Caribbean, including member countries of the Andean Community (Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador and Peru).

The specifically designed beam of SES-10, combined with its optimum elevation angle, represents a unique proposition for the Andean Community’s telecommunications operators, broadcasters and service providers. A tota ... Read more »

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Called for safe driving and first aid knowledge

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Thursday, September 17th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

Abu Dhabi Police (ADP) has urged the nation’s pilgrims to adhere to the public health and safety standards. The ADP, who has provided vehicles for pilgrims wishing to travel by road, has called upon those who wish to use their own vehicles to check the technical condition of their vehicles in order to ensure the validity and safety of the tires and to promote safe driving measures on the roads.

The Emergency and Public Safety Department has distributed awareness leaflets for pilgrims at the Abu Dhabi and Al Ain airports and at the Ghuwaifat Border. The leaflets include advice and guidelines in first aid and prevention procedures alongside the proper steps that should be followed in the scope of the public safety.

Colonel Mohammed Ibrahim Al Ameri, Head of the Emergency and Public Safety Department at Abu Dhabi Police, sai ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Sunday, September 20th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

The Higher Committee for Combating Drugs at the Ministry of Interior discussed the new methods to be adopted as per the targeted strategic indicators for 2016 in order to aid the anti-narcotic efforts. The new methods urge performance development and intensify the work to curb drug dealers and drug-related crimes.

The discussion was held during the eighth meeting of the committee, which was chaired by Colonel Saeed Abdullah Tawir Al Suwaidi, Director General, Anti-Narcotics Federal Directorate General at the Ministry of Interior and Chairman of the Higher Committee. Directors of nationwide anti-narcotic departments attended the meeting, which took place in the meeting hall at the General Department of Anti-Narcotics at the Dubai Police.

Col. Al Suwaidi opened the meeting with a prayer for the souls of the fallen martyrs, of whom have given their lives to support what is right through ... Read more »

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