His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, on Monday received a delegation of Abu Dhabi Police, on the occasion of its 60th anniversary, at Majlis Al Maqam Palace, Al Ain, UAE national news agency WAM reported.
The delegation was accompanied by Major General Mohammed Khalfan Al Rumaithi, Commander-in-Chief of Abu Dhabi Police.
His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed congratulated all the members of the Abu Dhabi Police on the occasion. He also lauded their efforts to enhance security, safety and disseminate tranquility among all segments of the society.
His Highness Sheikh Mohamed emphasized that security has been the cornerstone of the establishment of stable societies and countries throughout history.
This vital sector received support from the founder of the country, the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, as for him, security represented the core of his development vision to build Abu Dhabi and achieve his dream of the Union. This legacy was traced by President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan who provided all sorts of support for the police institution and all capabilities that enable them to discharge their role to cement the pillars of security and safety, he added.
Sheikh Mohamed reiterated that the UAE has always been keen on continuous development and modernization as well as the adoption of the latest scientific ways of security work. The country also has an integrated vision for security, which is not confined to the policing sector, but covers social, economic and cultural domains among others. This embodies the concept of "Security is the responsibility of everyone." He added that this concept makes society a partner of the police to preserve security and prevent and unveil crimes.
He also noted that in light of the risks being witnessed and the multiple sources of threats, the security authorities have a great responsibility in the coming years, especially with rapid changes in the nature of crimes and the challenges imposed on the concerned bodies in detecting and prosecuting them.
He expressed his confidence in the ability of our male and female youth to be on par with all developments and challenges, meet the required levels of readiness, and ensure continuous development and future planning to maintain the safety and security of society.
Among those who attended Sheikh Mohamed's Majlis were H.H. Sheikh Tahnoun bin Mohammed Al Nahyan, Abu Dhabi Ruler`s Representative in Al Ain Region; H.H. Lt. General Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of the Interior; H.H. Sheikh Khalid bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Chairman of the Board of Zayed Higher Organization for Humanitarian Care & Special Needs (ZHO); Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister for Tolerance, and Sheikh Sultan bin Tahnoon Al Nahyan, Member of the Executive Council.