Rear Admiral Ibrahim Salem Mohammed Al Musharrakh, Commander of the UAE Naval Forces, attended on Thursday the graduation ceremony of several officers and non-commissioned officers who attended specialized courses at the Naval College.
The event was attended by a number of officers from the Armed Forces, UAE national news agency WAM reported.
The ceremony started with the recital of verses from the Holy Quran, followed by a speech from the Commander of the Naval Forces Institute. He welcomed the ceremony patron and the audience and stressed that all the courses held at the college have a common goal, which is to raise the capacities of the naval and armed forces.
This is achieved by raising the level of the trainees' learning with hope to reflect positively on their performance and their places of work, he added.
Al Musharrakh added that they appreciate the efforts being made to develop the capacities of the naval forces. He spoke about the importance of supporting and developing human resources and referring to introduction of advanced technologies to serve the goals of the training courses.
He congratulated the graduates for passing the courses and stressed that building strong forces capable of fulfilling their duties "is not just about advanced reinforcement and training, but also about the military commitment and adherence to the rules and regulations of the armed forces, respect of national values and religious principles and complete loyalty to the leadership that seeks to develop this country amid current and security challenges."
The Commander of the UAE Naval Forces presented awards and certificates to the graduates at the end of the ceremony.