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In the Presence of AlMarzouqi , ALMatrooshi Dubai Civil Defence Organizes UAE 9th Fire Safety Forum

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In the Presence of  AlMarzouqi ,  ALMatrooshi  Dubai Civil Defence Organizes UAE 9th Fire Safety Forum

Under the Patronage of  Civil Defence  General  Headquarters , at Ministry of Interior,  and in the presence of Gen. Jassim Mohammed AlMarzouqi Commander in Chief of UAE Civil Defence and  Maj.Gen.Expert Rashid Thani Rashid AlMatrooshi Director General of Dubai Civil Defence, Dubai Civil Defence QH organizes the 9 edition of the UAE Fire Safety Forum, on 29 if April 2019, at Palazzo Versace Hotel Dubai,  with a wide participation of government entities representatives,  Fire Departments Chiefs from Worldwide, Strategic Partners, fire experts, and Companies dealing in fire equipments. The event was attended also by  Gen.Dr. Ahmed Eid AlMansoory, Director of General Department of Forensic Science and Criminology, Excellency Khalifa Bin Drai ,Director General of Dubai Corporation of Ambulance Services, Brig. Mohammed Abdullah Alzaabi, Director General of Ras ALKhama Civil Defence, Brig. Rashid Khalifa BulFalasa, assistant Director General for Smart Services and Col.Expert Ali Hassan Almutawa, assistant Director for Fire and rescue .

UAE fire safety fourm is an international platform held annually in the emirate of Dubai, where international renowned fire experts showcase the best practices  and experiences witnessed by fire safety field, raising innovative solutions and ideas deemed necessary to sustain development required to achieve fire safety equipments and apparatus goals. This event is also considered as one of the prominent forums in the line of fire safety specialty, due to the fact that associated  symposiums, conferences, work papers and other events held on the sideline contains useful projects.

AlMatrooshi , Director General of Dubai Civil Defence and Chairman of ESL Management Board confirmed his proudness to announce the annual UAE safety Forum in Dubai, which is dedicated to improve our society and reflect the achievements of our specialized local cadres, and to avail the opportunity  of Safety Forum  9th edition to showcase the Emirates Safety Laboratory project , which will be operational in 2020,to provide testing,  inspection and certification services  set to enhance  corporate  performance of  Civil Defence, in entrenching and implementing best safety practices. 

From his side, Col.Expert Almutawa, assistant director general for fire and rescue , member of ESL management board  indicates that UAE safety form in its 9th edition comes in line with national strategy to investment in Knowledge, and our keenness to be inspired by best innovative technological and artificial intelligence to sustain protection of lives, properties and environment, this year we witness the launch of Emirates Safety Laboratory , which provides testing, inspection and certification services, that enhancing Civil Defence role in implementing best safety standards and instilling its institutional vision in building a sustainable happy city, derived from MOI vision to make UAE one of the best countries in achieving safety and security in the world.

Four working papers were presented during the forum, including more solutions in fire and safety line. Paper one was delivered by Dr.  Sebastian  UKleja ,head of section of fire Testing ESL,  titled “Emirates Safety Laboratory ”, second paper was titled “ The Grenfell Tower Investigation” delivered by Paul Walker ,Chief Fire Officer and Director Resilience Cornwall, President of National Chiefs Fire Council, while third paper delivered by Eng. Hao Giang Tay, Vice President Institution of Fire Engineering Malaysia Branch was titled “The Forward After Grenfell Tower Disaster”, fourth paper was delivered by Eng. Majad Fahad Almarri, MIFire,Fireand Exp.Engineer, CFPS (NFPA) Fire Protection Association, Saudi Arabia Oil Company, titled “ International Fire Safety Standards And Certifications And Their Applications To Oil And Gas Companies In The Arabian Gulf Region: A Brief Illustration. Eng. Fahad highly praised  the rapid development seen in Dubai Civil Defence and the timeless support from H.H.Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid ALMaktoum ,Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai(May Allah Preserves him” . John Runkle ASTM Expert & Vice President – Building Sciences, Architectural Testing Inc & Intertek delivered a paper on “ External Cladding” at the end if the forum.

Brig. Rashid has managed the interactive debate platform, encompass a number of experts and visitors participated , to discuss challenges and ways to make them incentives drive to exchange ideas, finding answers for doubts raised by strategic partners and attendees.

Brig. Mohammed Abdullah Alzaabi  and Brig. Rashid Khalifa Have honored , on behalf on Maj.Gen Expert ALMatrooshi, the participants

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