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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.

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2020 01 08 1NA

Brigadier Rashid Khalifa Al Falasi, Assistant Director General for Smart Services, chaired the periodic meeting of Smart Services sector departments, where he reviewed the most important recommendations from the previous meeting, the progress of digital transformation implementation plan set for of all Civil Defense services, and the practical steps to transform into a paperless organization in all transactions and operations during the current year, which is part of Dubai government 2021 Plan, to implement Dubai paperless strategy.

Several development initiatives - that are consistent with Smart Dubai strategy- were discussed in the meeting.

The meeting was attended by Lt. Col. Abdul Rahman Mohammed Al Ali, Acting Director of Smart Systems Department, Mr. Issa Belshalat, Director of Information Technology Department, Captain Ali Salem bin Ghalaita, Head of Communications Section, and Mr. Abdulaziz Mohammed Al Ali, Head of Systems Development Section.

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2020 01 06 1NA

H.E. Major General Expert Rashid Thani Al Matrooshi, Director General of Dubai Civil Defense, visited the "Carpet Oasis" exhibition in its "25th edition" at Marina Port Rashid, which was inaugurated by Sultan Bin Sulayem, DP World Group Chairman and CEO and Chairman of Ports.

H.E. Major General Expert Rashid Thani Al Matrooshi, and Brigadier Rashid Khalifa Al Buflasa, Assistant Director General for Smart Services, took a tour in exhibition pavilions to view handmade carpets, rare pieces and a number of artworks, which are associated with many cultures and countries.

H.E. Al Matrooshi also met with HE Major General Mohammed Ahmed Al Marri, Director General of the General Directorate of Residency and Foreigners Affairs, and H.E Chancellor Essam Issa Al Humaidan, Attorney General of Dubai, on the sidelines of the exhibition, stressing the importance of this exhibition which is one of the major events taking place in Dubai, and its role in highlighting the cultural aspect of Dubai and economy diversity and contributing to attracting global investments.

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In the presence of H.E. Major General Expert Rashid Thani Al Matrooshi, Director General of Dubai Civil Defense, Strategy and Future Department held interviews -over two days- for the candidates compete in Dubai Government Excellence Program 2020, through which reports of achievements were reviewed according to the updated Program criteria. The meetings were chaired by Mrs. Afaf Jassim ALMuherie, the Director of Strategy & Future Department, and Mrs. Suhad Al Masri, the Excellence Expert.

Mrs. Afaf ALMuherie stressed that personal interviews and viewing files are important factors to choose DCD final candidates list, to participate in Dubai Government Excellence Program 2020, through which we focus on applying modern methods that contribute to improving employee performance and work development, confirming that due to the high competition among employees, the best and most distinguished files will have the priority, in order to achieve positive results in the Program.

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H.E. Major General Expert Rashid Thani Al Matrooshi, Director General of Dubai Civil Defense decorated a number of DCD officers with their new ranks, those officers were included in the promotions granted by H.H. Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai.

Maj. Gen. Al Matrooshi decorated officers with ranks of Brigadier, Colonel and major.

Brigadier Jamal bin Adhed decorated officers with ranks of Captain and 1st Lieutenant.

Brigadier Ali Almutawa decorated officers with rank of Lieutenant.

During his speech, H.E. Major General Expert Rashid Thani Al Matrooshi, Director General of Dubai Civil Defense congratulated all officers who received the promotions granted by H.H. Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai. That was during the ceremony held at Civil Defence Academy in the presence of Brigadier Jamal bin Adhed Al Muhairi, Assistant Director General for Resources & Support Services, Brigadier Rashid Khalifa Al Falasi, Assistant Director General for Smart Services, and Brigadier Expert Ali Hassan Al Mutawa, Assistant Director General for Fire & Rescue. H.E. Al Matrooshi hoped that the promotion would be an Incentive to move forward in their honorable career and make fruitful efforts to achieve excellence. He also invited all the promoted officers to continue their professional specialized work, affirming they are worthy of this trust granted by the wise Leadership.

Al Matrooshi said: Dubai Civil Defense, in light of the support of our wise Leadership, continues its unremitting efforts with outstanding performance to reach the best levels as an international pioneering organization, and to preserve UAE’s international achievements, stressing that the Civil Defense works in accordance with best directions to enhance its vision and achieve its goals with regards to safety, prevention and protection of lives and property.

Brigadier Jamal bin Adhed Al Muhairi, Assistant Director General for Resources & Support Services, expressed the deepest thanks to His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, on the promotion of DCD officers. He also praised the performance and professional competence of the promoted officers, stressing that DCD is keen to upgrade the staff to the highest levels which also is the priority of its strategy and future directions that are consistent with the visions of the wise leadership for the next fifty years, through using the latest training and educational programs and spreading culture of innovation and professional excellence and its reflection on the happiness of customers and life quality.

For his part, Brigadier expert Ali Hassan Al Mutawa, Assistant Director General for Fire & Rescue, paid tribute to His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, stressing that the promotion is a responsibility that they are honored to carry in order to ensure that UAE is always at the forefront of the world through specialized work.

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We renew our pledge to H.H. Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai - May God bless him,on the occasion of the announcement of (January 4, 2020 Charter), that we are continuing to develop our services in all conditions and locations, and we are determined to implement and sustain the best leading global initiatives in the sector of Civil Defense, as members of the “security and justice pillar” team, and actively participate in shaping the vision of the next fifty years, according to  integration methodologies with our partners in this pillar and other pillars, and in all stages of analysis, planning, implementation, governance, review, and progressive development, to make the safe environment of Dubai an attracting element for those looking for success, safety and security, as it is the world’s best city to live, which provides diverse, integrated and renewable services that bring happiness to citizens, residents and visitors.

We are keen on employ latest technologies, AI applications and futurism tools, to set smart goals and specific projects that contribute to the design of new and advanced transformation in our services, in the sectors of protection, prevention and firefighting, and to overcome the new challenges imposed by the comprehensive and rapid urban renaissance in Dubai, to make Dubai the world’s best city to live.

 

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H.E. Major General Expert Rashid Thani Al Matrooshi, Director General of Dubai Civil Defense expressed the deepest thanks to His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum , Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai - God bless him, on the promotion of “344” members from Dubai Civil Defense, as of today 31/12/2019.

H.E Al Matrooshi congratulated all the employees who received the promotions, stressing that they are worthy of this trust granted by His Highness, and calling on all employees in Civil Defense to continue their professional & institutional performance serving the community, and reaffirm their loyalty to the wise leadership.

 

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2019 12 30 1NA

H.E. Humaid Al Qutami, Director General of Dubai Health Authority, visited the Directorate General of Dubai Civil Defense, to learn about the readiness of Dubai Civil Defense, and its plans to secure New Year's Eve celebrations in general, and the "Boulevard and Burj Khalifa" area in particular, as part of the integrated work system in the Supreme Committee for Events in Dubai.

Major General Expert Rashid Thani Al Matrooshi, received H.E. Al Qutami and the accompanying delegation which included H.E. Khalifa aldrai, Executive Director of Dubai Corporation Ambulance Services and H.E. Nasser Khalifa Al Budoor, Undersecretary at the Ministry of Health and Director of Dubai Medical District.

H.E. Al Qutami also viewed the DCD Central Operations Room, which was designed according to the latest electronic and smart technologies, and listened to a detailed explanation presented by Major General Expert Rashid Thani Al Matrooshi, on its role in controlling and managing core business and support operations which is connected with more than 70,000 buildings in Dubai for safety purposes. This was in the presence of Brigadier Jamal bin Adhed Al Muhairi, Assistant Director General for Resources & Support Services and Brigadier Rashid Khalifa Al Falasi, Assistant Director General for Smart Services.

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2019 12 29 1NA

Major General Expert Rashid Thani Al Matrooshi, Director General of Dubai Civil Defense has

Confirmed the readiness of Civil Defense to secure the New Year’s celebrations in the Emirate. This was during his speech at press conference held by the GHQ of the Dubai Police to announce the plans to secure the New Year's celebrations.  The conference was attended by

His Excellency Major General Abdullah Al Ghaithi, Director of the General Department of Organization Protective Security and Emergency and the head of Events Securing Committee, General Directors of member departments in the Supreme Committee for Events, and representatives of various media.

Al Matrooshi said: Dubai Civil Defense professionally performs its roles and responsibilities and carries out its tasks efficiently and effectively, as a main member of Events Securing Committee wich concerned with securing all events, celebrations and accompanying activities that take place in Dubai in general and in the "Boulevard and Burj Khalifa" area in particular, and that includes the procedures of evaluating the level of safety before the event in all buildings, facilities and sites designated for the celebrations to ensure the safety of all the participants. "

Al Matrooshi has revealed that Civil Defense plan to secure the celebrations includes the participation of more than 600 senior and junior officers in addition to 70 state-of-the-art firefighting specialist vehicles, stressing that civil defense teams and units in all 21 fire stations and 2 marine posts are on standby and ready to protect lives and property from fire hazards.

Al Matrooshi announced that events securing plan divides Dubai into three main sectors: “Bur Dubai, Deira and Jebel Ali”, in addition to the waterfront sector, where each sector is supervised by a “Gold Commander” associated with a group of operational teams led by “Executive Commanders”.  He added that the smart and electronic Operations Room in the HQ of Dubai Civil Defense, is fully prepared and linked to the mobile operations unit "Crisis Unit”, which will be located in “Burj Khalifa” area.

Al Matrooshi noted that the provision of information about events securing in 25 different locations and all related information for local and international media will be through the mobile media unit located along the events tracks starting from the central operations room in Burj Khalifa.

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Directorate General of Dubai Civil Defense concluded the educational and entertainment activities and programs for orphans during the winter camp at Al Jalila Cultural Centre for Children over a period of two weeks, which were organized by Government Communication Department in cooperation with Awqaf and Minors Affairs Foundation. The event comes as part of the social responsibility of Dubai Civil Defense and its policy to interact with all segments of the society.

The closing ceremony included a presentation on the nature of Dubai Civil Defense responsibilities in protecting lives and property and firefighters’ contributions in enhancing the Vision and Strategy, as well as a theatre performance entitled "Journey 2117", through which the children mimicked Mankind's journey into space. The children also performed a musical entitled "The First Dream", Shadow Fantasy Gallery, and Artworks Pavilion.

The events and programs for orphans organized by Dubai Civil Defense over a period of two weeks to motivate them to actively participate psychologically and intellectually, in order to enhance their talents through the accompanying activities included upgrading their skills in drawing and painting, trips to cinemas, exercises in theatrical performance.

Civil defense programs throughout the camp focused on raising awareness among the children so that they are fully aware of dealing with various types of accidents in a way that guarantees their safety.

 Activities also included regular visits to City Walk.

Lt. Col. Ismail Abdullah Ahmed, Director of Port Said fire station, stressed that Dubai Civil Defense performs its social responsibility through organizing activities that include strategic partners, and today we celebrate the conclusion of the winter camp for orphans who represent an important segment of the society, as the civil defense works to support them by devoting the human and social dimension to serve all segments of the society, which reflects the depth of our vision and philosophy.

He added: Dubai Civil Defense has active roles in social responsibility and the sustainability of humanitarian work through continuous activities that will be positively reflected on results indicators, stressing that the winter camp achieved its goals of motivating the children, enhancing their talents and encouraging them to practice their hobbies.

In addition, Captain Dr. Ahmed Yousef Al Shanqiti, Acting Director of Government Communication Department, explained that Dubai Civil Defense has active roles in social responsibility and the sustainability of humanitarian work through continuous activities that will be positively reflected on results indicators, stressing that the winter camp achieved its goals of motivating the children, enhancing their talents and encouraging them to practice their hobbies.

The event was held in the presence and participation of the Government Communication Dept. team and Mr. Adel Omar, Senior Director of Special and Media Projects and Acting Executive Director of Al Jalilah Center for Child Culture.

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