ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Thursday, March 12th 2015 [ME NewsWire]
The Ministry of Interior, represented by the Traffic Coordination Directorate General, honored the officials and delegations from the GCC countries participating in the events organized for the 31st Unified GCC Traffic Week. The events are taking place under the slogan: “Your Choice Determines Your Destiny”.
Brigadier Gaith Hassan Al Zaabi, Director General of the Traffic Coordination Department at the Ministry of Interior, conveyed the greetings of the police leadership to the delegations and wished them a good stay in their second home, the UAE. He pointed out that by conducting exchange visits amongst the traffic directorates in the GCC, the transfer of expertise and information will yield successful results in the organization of traffic and road safety throughout the GCC as a whole.
In his speech to mark the occasion, he said: “The interior ministries in the GCC countries are keen to organize important visits such as this in order to share knowledge, expertise, and the best practices when dealing with traffic related accidents and issues. Ultimately, through these exchange visits we will work together to increase our expertise and capabilities.”
Moreover, he noted that the Ministry of Interior has organized an array of field visits for the delegations to various traffic departments within the country as well as to the Dubai Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) in order to look more closely at the traffic situation in the country. The objectives of the visits include reviewing the development, coordination, and cooperation that is witnessed amongst these departments and to follow up with the most prominent solutions and plans carried out by the departments when facing traffic challenges.
For their part, the heads of the GCC delegations expressed their happiness for the opportunity to meet with officials from UAE traffic departments. They also thanked the Ministry of Interior for its invitation to participate in this week's events, in addition to their extremely warm welcome, generous hospitality and kind reception.
The honoring ceremony, which was recently held at the Police Officers Club in Abu Dhabi, was attended by Colonel Hamad Mubarak bin Athath Al Ameri, Head of the Patrols Directorate at Abu Dhabi Police GHQ; Colonel Nasser Ahmad Al Hosani, Chief of Federal Traffic Section at the Traffic Coordination Directorate General; Colonel Yeslam Al Tamimi; Colonel Jamal Salem Al Ameri, Chief of Public Relations Section at the Traffic and Patrols Directorate, Abu Dhabi Police; and Lt. Colonel Ali Saeed Al Shehhi, Chief of the Strategy and Performance Development Section at the Traffic Coordination Directorate General, Ministry of Interior.
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