ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Tuesday, May 19th 2015 [ME NewsWire]
The Directorate General of Civil Defense at the Ministry of Interior (MoI) recently held a meeting to discuss plans for developing and upgrading work methods to the highest levels. Major General Jassem Muhammad Al Marzouqui, Commander-in-Chief of the Civil Defense at the Ministry of Interior, chaired the meeting that was attended by the general directors and directors of the UAE Civil Defense departments. Participants convened for the meeting at the Civil Defense Headquarters in Abu Dhabi.
During the meeting, Major General Al Marzouqui declared that a comprehensive development work plan for the members of the Civil Defense authorities will be set. The plans will include strategies for the coming years aimed to drive preparation through training and rehabilitation programs in accordance with the best international practices. The plans will additionally incorporate smart prevention and safety initiatives and projects. “The Civil Defense authorities are committed to achieving the main strategic objective that involves both accessing and utilizing the best global practices in the fields of firefighting and prevention. This will be realized only through excellence in providing services and developing the Civil Defense bodies,” he said.
Continuing, Major General Al Marzouqui said: “The Directorate General of Civil Defense strives to embody the directives of the police leadership, which are to keep up with the continuous developments that we are witnessing in every field. Due to the wide range of services that the Civil Defense authorities provide to the public, the police leadership has shown immense interest and support for the directorate.”
For further development, Major General Al Marzouqui called upon the directors of the UAE Civil Defense departments to pay attention to the needs of customers and to swiftly handle their transactions. He also instructed them to conduct field visits and surveys, as these methods are key factors in the next phase of the Civil Defense development.
He also praised the efforts of the Civil Defense departments in the UAE for protecting lives and maintaining the national gains.
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