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Under the patronage of HH Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Saturday, March 12th 2016 [ME NewsWire]
Under the patronage of Lt. General His Highness Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, the 32nd Gulf Traffic Week will kick off on Sunday morning nationwide and in the Gulf countries under the slogan "Your Choice Determines Your Destiny." The week’s activities will continue until the 18th of March.
On this occasion, multiple celebrations will take place at the countrywide level and will be attended by a number of sheikhs, senior officials and officers, as well as delegated officers from the Cooperation Council for the Arab Gulf States and entities taking part in the week's activities across the UAE.
Lt. General Saif Abdullah Al Sha’far, Undersecretary at the Ministry of Interior, will attend the celebration organized by the Traffic and Patrols Directorate at Ab ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Monday, March 14th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

The Directorate General of Civil Defense at the Ministry of Interior hosted a ceremony to honor its members who participated in putting out the Address Hotel fire. The celebration took place in the presence of Major General Jassem Muhammad Al Marzouqui, Civil Defense General Commander-in-chief at the Ministry of Interior, and a number of officers and members of the Directorate General of Civil Defense.

Major General Al Marzouqui assured that the honorees’ amazing achievement in putting out the Address Hotel fire wasn’t the result of coincidence, but the result of a strategy adopted by the leadership to qualify and train its members to enable them to respond to difficult situations.

He also added that the entire world witnessed the capability and efficiency of the civil defense members along with their ability to handle fires. “We are continuing the work to enhance the ci ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Monday, March 14th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

The 32nd Gulf Traffic Week events continue in all the emirates, and include activities and initiatives aiming to deepen traffic awareness and implant it into a curriculum and culture which positively reflects the competent authorities’ efforts to reduce accidents and traffic violations.

As part of the initiatives of the Higher Committee for Child Protection headed by Major General Dr. Nasser Lakhrebani Al Nuaimi, Secretary General of the Office of the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, the Child Protection Center has provided awareness through events held in the emirate of Ajman. Topics included the hotline and HEMAYATI application on smart phones, to facilitate reporting cases of child abuse, and email reporting via the center’s website.

The center’s participation enhances the promotion of traffic culture and knowledge in children’s spirits and define ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Saturday, March 12th 2016 [ME NewsWire]
Under the patronage of Lt. General HH Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, the ninth Sporting Event for MoI Staff Members will kick off tomorrow (Sunday). The event is organized by the Police Sports Association and will continue until March 23. Six sectors will be taking part in the event, including the General Secretariat of the Office of H.H Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior; the Undersecretary of the MoI; the Assistant Undersecretary for Naturalization, Residency and Ports Affairs; ; the Assistant Undersecretary for Resources and Support Services; the Civil Defense General Headquarters of the Sector; and the Police College. The sporting competitions will be held in several locations, including Zayed Sport City, the Ministry of Interior’s Headquarters, the Abu Dhabi Police General Headquarters, and the Police College.
The competitions ... Read more »

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 Global Telecom Giant to Offer Enterprise IaaS, SAP Cloud Services Powered by Virtustream

WASHINGTON - Saturday, March 12th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Virtustream, the enterprise-class cloud provider and an EMC Federation company, and Vodafone today announced a partnership to offer a portfolio of world-class cloud services to corporate customers in the German market. Virtustream has selected Vodafone as its first and the preferred data center partner for connected cloud-based services in Germany.

“Vodafone is proud that Virtustream has selected our cloud and hosting offering for its German operations for mission-critical cloud solutions,” said Greg Hyttenrauch, Managing Director, VCHS. “Virtustream xStream and VCE converged infrastructure, coupled with Vodafone datacenters, services and network, further enhances our ability to provide enterprise-class services for the German market and beyond.”

The two companies ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Tuesday, March 8th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

The Ministry of Interior (MoI) recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Ministry of Economy (MoE) in order to enhance their cooperation and partnership. The MoU also seeks to apply the latest technologies in the area of services and innovative solutions related to the specialties of both parties, especially in the areas of civil defense and consumer protection. The MoU aims to keep abreast of international best practices in this regard, to serve the interests and goals of the country and all segments of society.

Lt. General Saif Abdullah Al Sha’far, Undersecretary at the MoI, signed the MoU on behalf of the MoI at the ministry’s headquarters, and Engineer Mohammed Ahmed Bin Abdul Aziz Al Shehhi, Undersecretary of the MoE, signed it on behalf of the MoE.

The MoU confirms the ministries’ commitment to strengthening partnership and cooperation, and conso ... Read more »

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Entered the Guinness World Records

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Sunday, March 13th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

Major General Ahmed Nasser Al Raisi, Inspector General of the Ministry of Interior, Deputy Chairman of the Higher Organizing Committee of International Exhibition for National Security and Resilience (ISNR 2016), witnessed this morning (Sunday) the breaking of the world record of the biggest country flag formed from a human gathering of 3,929 persons, who wore safety helmets to form a magnificent mosaic picture of the flag of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), in the Baniyas Club Stadium in the Alshamkha area of Abu Dhabi.

Major General Al Raisi, while receiving the certificate from Guinness World Records, stressed that drawing the biggest flag of the UAE by means of a human gathering wearing safety helmets represents an image of loyalty and belonging to the nation and the leadership. It is a picture that signifies a human message reflecting the keenness of ... Read more »

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During the GCC Traffic Week

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Tuesday, March 8th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

Male and female students at 30 different schools registered with the Abu Dhabi Education Council (ADEC) will be sending out awareness messages to their parents, during the events of the 32nd GCC Traffic Week, which is held under the slogan “Your Choice Determines Your Destiny”.

The 2016 GCC Traffic Week organized by the Traffic and Patrols Directorate at Abu Dhabi Police will commence from March 13-17 in Yas Mall. On the program, a flurry of activities that aim to send out awareness messages via musical and theatrical performances, poem recitations, and theater plays that are inspired by the theme of traffic safety. The key objective of these activities is to motivate male and female students to further develop their creative ideas, so as to contribute to create ‘new perspectives’ to support the current efforts to reduce traffic accident ... Read more »

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LUXEMBOURG - Saturday, March 12th 2016 [ME NewsWire]
(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SES S.A. (NYSE Paris:SESG) (LuxX:SESG) announced today the signature of contracts, in the presence of Luxembourg’s Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of the Economy Etienne Schneider, for the next phase of the development of a new-generation satellite programme which was launched in 2013. Under the Electra programme name, OHB will be developing a fully electric satellite platform to reduce mass and launch costs.
The Electra programme is based on the SmallGEO range, a European Space Agency (ESA) and German Aerospace Center (DLR) funded project with the objective to develop a general-purpose small geostationary satellite platform. The contract signed today is an element of ESA's ARTES (Advanced Research in Telecommunications Systems) programme. It calls for the development of a highly competitive generic small geostationary platform for satellite launch mass below 3 tonnes. This contract fores ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Tuesday, March 8th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

Under the patronage of HH Sheikha Fatima bint Mubarak, “Mother of the Nation (Um al Emarat)” Chairwoman of the General Women's Union, Supreme Chairwoman of the Family Development Foundation, and Chairwoman of Motherhood, Childhood Supreme Council, the “Emirati Woman Conference: Distinction and Innovation 2016” commenced today, at Emirates Palace Hotel. The official opening ceremony was attended by Dr. Amal Al Qubaisi, President of the Federal National Council (FNC) and Lt. General HH Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior.

The conference is organized by the Ministry of Interior (MoI), the General Women's Union, and the Emirates Intellectual Property Association (EIPA), and aims to honor leading female citizens who have presented distinctive innovations.

In her address on the occasion, delivered on her behalf by HE Re ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Friday, March 11th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

A delegation from the Civil Defense General Headquarters at the Ministry of Interior examined the latest experiences and expertise provided at the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) main headquarters in Boston, and by the city’s different fire departments.

Major General Jassem Muhammad Al Marzouqui, Civil Defense General Commander-in-chief, revealed that the visit falls in line with the strategy adopted by the civil defense sector in the country. “The visit aims to acquaint us with the different practices and experiences adopted by developed countries in terms of firefighting and fire prevention. It also aims to reinforce cooperation with local and international organizations and partners to evaluate and develop services, notably enhance response to fire accidents and guarantee the implementation of prevention and safety requirements in the country’s buildings and facil ... Read more »

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