UAE Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior Lt. General Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan attended the signing ceremony of the Joint Declaration between the UAE Ministry of Interior and the International Criminal Police Organization (Interpol), paving the way for Abu Dhabi to host the Interpol Foundation’s World Bureau headquarters, UAE national news agency WAM reported.
The joint declaration was signed by Brigadier Hamad Ajlan Al Amimi, Director General of the Federal Criminal Police at the Ministry of Interior, and by Elias Murr, President of the Board of the Interpol Foundation for a Safer World.
Under the Joint Declaration, the United Arab Emirates will host the foundation’s World Bureau headquarters in Abu Dhabi, in recognition of its prestigious stature and global presence. The bureau will be a global hub for the organization’s work in the region, and a platform to launch and manage a flurry of advanced projects. Through this platform, both parties will endeavor to develop the proper mechanisms and plans pertaining to the headquarters’ operation and the establishment of the bureau’s administrative system and organizational structure.
The signing ceremony was attended by Brigadier General Dr. Rashid Sultan Al Khodr, Vice Chairman of the Legal Council at the Ministry of Interior; Colonel Mohammed Hamid bin Dalmouj Al Dhaheri, Strategy and Performance Development Director General; Colonel Abdul Wahid Al Hammadi, Head of the Interpol Department at the Ministry of Interior; along with a number of officers and officials from the International Criminal Police Organization (Interpol).
It is worth mentioning that the Interpol Foundation, part of the International Criminal Police Organization (Interpol), aims to promote cooperation between world states, authorities, official and civil institutions to combat organized crime and to develop the organization and support it in every possible means, in a bid to establish justice and security across the world.