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H.E. Major General Expert Rashid Thani Al Matrooshi, attends the activities of "Al Nahda Cultural Heritage" festival

2020 01 09 2NA

H.E. Major General Expert Rashid Thani Al Matrooshi, Director General of Dubai Civil Defense, participated in the activities of "Al Nahda Cultural Heritage" festival organized by Dubai Women's Association – Al Lisaili, in its 11th edition.

Department of Civil Protection “Awareness Section” participated in the event. In the presence of Mrs. Alyazia Khalifa Al Sabousi, Director of Al Nahda Women's Association - Al Lisaili Branch, Mr. Rashid Khalifa Al Sabousi, General Supervisor of the Heritage Village at Al Nahda Cultural Heritage festival, Mr. Mohammad Al Muhairi, event’s organizer and general coordinator of the 5th Perfumes Show, and the poet Thani Balhilli.

The festival is one of the most prominent events that reflect the noble heritage of UAE, as it enhances the concept of authenticity among all members of the society through the accompanying activities, and motivates future generations to get to know the UAE heritage and cultural values.

Dubai Civil Defense participation was effective through the workshops organized by the Department of Civil protection “Awareness Section” and Al Lisaili fire station. The event aimed at spreading awareness of fire hazards and establishing it as a community culture for all members of the society to contribute in enhancing prevention, protection and safety. The festival also included draw and paint corner and Salem Firefighter show.

H.E. Al Matrooshi visited the pavilions of the heritage exhibition accompanying the festival’s activities, handicrafts, traditional dishes and arabic coffee corners. He also attended traditional artistic and theatrical performances and games that embodied the lives of the ancestors and the first generation, and expressed the Emirati society in the past decades.

H.E. Al Matrooshi praised the efforts of Dubai Women's Association – Al Lisaili and their keenness to hold a cultural heritage festival, as it is a major support for the strategy of safeguarding UAE’s values and culture, stressing that the participation of Dubai Civil Defense in these activities is consistent with the directions of the wise Leadership of preserving our cultural heritage, in a way that enhances our Arab and National identity, and to highlight the spirit of UAE heritage and authentic customs.

Al Nahda Women's Association honored H.E. Major General Expert Rashid Thani Al Matrooshi,

in appreciation of his societal role and civil defense contributions in spreading awareness and protecting lives and property.

2020 01 09 2NA

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