UAE Interior Minister Attends Police College Graduation

WAM18.02.2016 Security
UAE Interior Minister Attends Police College Graduation

UAE Interior Minister Attends Police College Graduation

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Lt. General Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, attended the graduation ceremony of the 26th batch of cadets and university graduates, the 10th batch of female university graduates, and the 3rd batch of master degree holders.

The ceremony took place earlier this week at the Police College Headquarters in Abu Dhabi under the patronage of General Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, national news agency WAM reported.

The number of male and female graduates was 223 of whom 161 were male cadets, 60 were male university students, and 2 were female university students. 12 of the male cadets were from 7 other Arab countries; one student from Kuwait, two from Qatar; two from Bahrain, two from Jordan, two from Yemen, two from Palestine, and one from the Comoros Islands.

“The graduation of this new batch of our people adds another milestone to the great achievements made by the UAE's higher leadership in various fields. These achievements have now become a practical reality, thanks to the unlimited support given by HH Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the UAE, and HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, and the vigilant follow-up of General HH Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, and Their Highnesses Supreme Council Members and Rulers of the Emirates,” Sheikh Saif said.

“In this celebration, we provide our leadership, the people of the UAE, and our guests on this sacred land with the outcome of our government’s care for social institutions and the UAE’s sons and daughters: this elite group of distinguished graduates who worked with dedication and perseverance, and successfully passed their graduation requirements. They achieved honorable results and acquired the latest legal, policing and security sciences in order to assume their responsibilities with pride. These loyal soldiers will maintain the UAE as an oasis of security and stability,” he added.

Sheikh Saif congratulated the new graduates and called for them to apply the law neutrally, impartially, and conscientiously, bearing in mind the country’s security and safety. He also urged them to continue developing their physical and intellectual skills, and to stay abreast of the latest developments in sciences. He also urged them to pursue high educational levels in line with challenges, deal with new developments in order to be the force that supports and defends rights and justice, and be “the watchful eye that protects the safety and security of society.”

The ceremony was attended by Sheikh Hamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Chairman of Abu Dhabi Crown Prince's Court; Sheikh Omar bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan Charitable and Humanitarian Foundation; Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Culture and Knowledge Development; Major-General Pilot Sheikh Ahmad bin Tahnoun bin Mohammed Al Nahyan, Chairman of the National and Reserve Service Authority; along with a number of Sheikhs and Ministers.



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