Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, H.H. Lt. General Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of the Interior attended the Abu Dhabi Police General Headquarters celebration of its 60th anniversary, at the Police College premises, Abu Dhabi.
The ceremony was attended by H.H. Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Presidential Affairs, H.H. Sheikh Hamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Chief of the Abu Dhabi Crown Prince's Court and a number of sheikhs, ministers, members of the Abu Dhabi Executive Council, state officials, police commanders and top brass, UAE national news agency (WAM) reported.
The celebration crowns a successful journey by Abu Dhabi Police during which the emirate has inculcated its stature as an oasis of safety and security thanks to the tireless efforts made by the emirate's police leadership and their valued contributions to earring the emirate its current coveted and pioneering standing across the world.
The celebration started with the UAE national anthem followed by a recitation of the Noble Quran, after which Major General Mohammed Khalfan Al Rumaithi, Commander-in-Chief of Abu Dhabi Police addressed the function, affirming the colossal contributions made by Abu Dhabi Police to the developmental drive and the quality performance of all government sectors thanks to the support of the President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan and the constant follow-up of His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces.
"Since its establishment in 1957, Abu Dhabi Police have been diligently working to generate qualified national cadres that have been groomed as per best international standards in the field until they have notched a globally recognized pioneering position," said Al Rumaithi, noting that Abu Dhabi Police will continue its march of distinction by exchanging knowledge and expertise with peers worldwide and keeping abreast with the latest developments in the field.
A documentary film was presented during the celebration on the milestones achieved by the Abu Dhabi Police across 60 years of tremendous successes that have significantly contributed to the track record of achievements made by the nation across different domains.
The ceremony occasioned a review of the Abu Dhabi Police's new Identity, which embodies the stages of development and excellence in police work Back in July, the Abu Dhabi Police announced that they will be changing their identity, which includes the logo, vehicles and uniform. The new identity comes in line with the 60th anniversary of the establishment of the Abu Dhabi Police.
Abu Dhabi Police will always continue to seek to promote excellence in performance, while maintaining the security and stability of the community, Al Rumaithi added.