H.H. Lt. General Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of the Interior, who is currently visiting France, held talks with Bernard Cazeneuve, French Minister of the Interior, in Paris on Monday.
The meeting discussed bilateral ties and ways to enhance co-operation in security and police fields. Also discussed were issues of mutual interest, UAE national news agency WAM reported.
Present during the meeting were Mudhid Hareb Al Khaili, UAE Ambassador to France, Lt. General Dr. Nasser Likhribani Al Nuaimi, Secretary General of the Deputy Prime Minister and Interior Minister's Office, Brigadier Hamad Ajlan Al Amimi, Director-General of Federal Criminal Police at the Interior Ministry, and other members of the delegation accompanying Sheikh Saif.
Meanwhile, during the launch of government accelerators by UAE’s Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, H.H. Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Lt. General Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan said on Sunday that this launch is a unique initiative that seeks to accomplish achievements and global leadership for implementation of the targets of the National Agenda by 2021.
The accelerators aim at raising the pace of achievement of the targets of the national agenda by 100%, comes year 2021. The government accelerators constitute future work mechanism that involves joint work teams of government officials, private and academic sectors. They concentrate on key sectors and areas.
The government accelerators teams will work in one place and under one umbrella to raise the pace of achieving the national agenda and expedite the implementation of the strategic government projects in short periods.
Sheikh Saif said the Interior Ministry aims to reduce the mortality index in five most dangerous roads in the UAE. This, he continued, would be achieved through the government accelerators in line with the implementation of the national agenda, based on the vision of Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid. The accelerators aim at achieving happiness of citizens and global leadership in all vital sectors, Sheikh Saif added.
He noted the ministry pledged to reduce the dangers posed by five roads by 21% from 15 November to 15 February next year, compared with the same period last year.
The five dangerous roads the Ministry intends to reduce the mortality index include: Abu Dhabi - Al Sila Road, Abu Dhabi - Al Ain Road, Sheikh Zayed Road Dubai, Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Road (Umm Al Qaiwain) and Maliha Road.