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Al Matrooshi, Al Hai Ink MOU between DCD and Dubai Airports

2020 10 05 1NA

For Enhancing Fire safety and Protection Indicators

Al Matrooshi, Al Hai Ink MOU between DCD and Dubai Airports

Excellency Maj.Gen.Expert Rashid Thani Al Matrooshi, Director General of Dubai Civil Defence, and Excellency Jamal Al Hai, Deputy CEO- Dubai Airports, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU), for cooperation in specialized areas between DCD and Dubai Airports Company.

This comes under the framework of strategic cooperation and exchanging professional, technological, and technical experiences between Dubai Government entities, in such a way that operating systems efficiency and effectiveness and excellence is enhanced Government performance indicators sustainability is achieved, also contribute to delivering the best services to public customers and making them happy, according to latest global standards. 

DCD will provide Dubai Airports with all sophisticated types and activities of training, to ensure development sustainability, keeping path with airports risks safety indicators, and utilizing its operational capabilities and vast experiences in fire safety and protection, in accordance with the latest and best global systems and metrologies, to reduce potential risks at Dubai airports.

Al Matrooshi stressed that MOU reflects Dubai Government entities keenness, to instilling the directive of wise leadership, aiming at placing development on top of the priorities and all Government activities centered on the community sector’s safety and prosperity, which we endeavor to translate through strategic planning and cooperation into reality, confirming MOU enhances efficiency testing and procedures understanding to achieve highest response levels of fire and rescue services and fire safety and protection. 

He indicated that efforts are set to utilize DCD’S professional competencies, successful practical experiences, and excellent capabilities to support the development of the aviation sector, achieving the highest degree of incident safety and protection, confirming the sustainability of the cooperation between the two parties, in a number of joint work axes such as evacuation drills periodically held at different facilities, buildings and aircraft, issuing airport’s building and facilities completion certificates. Due to the implementation of the best practices of international safety precautionary measures, was ranked top in all global excellence and quality indicators in various areas of specialties.

 He also added MOU’s articles indicated that DCD would provide logistic support during emergencies, conducting training programs to achieve the best innovative initiatives, operational support for the maintenance of fire and rescue appliances, also conducting periodical risk assessment visits, confirming that DCD work untiringly to achieve its vision, objectives and main tasks in protecting lives and properties, enhancing positivity and happiness rates across different social sectors. 

         For his part, Excellency Al Hai, the Deputy CEO, said, “We are glad to get this MOU with DCD signed, for its various positive implications on raising Dubai Airports Fire Department personnel, fostering risks response criteria and fire suppression in accordance to international standards”.

             MOU was signed in the presence of Brig. Jamal Bin Aadid Al Muheiri, assist. Director-General for Resources and Supportive Services, Brig. Rashid Khalifa Al Falasi, assist. Director-General for Smart Services, Brig. Expert Ali Hassan Al Mutawaa, assist. Director-General for Fire and Rescue Affairs and Major Dr. Ahmed Yusuf Al Shengiti, Director of Government Communication Department.

              Dubai Airports was represented by Mr. Majid AL Joker, Deputy CEO for Corporate Affairs, Mr. Jamal Zaal, Deputy CEO for Safety and Sustainability, and Mrs. Muna Al Abdouli, Deputy Senior Corporate Security.



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