DCAA signs MoU with Dubai Police for staff training
The Dubai Civil Aviation Authority (DCAA) and Dubai Police signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for training and development of human resources to ensure enhance services at the Dubai International and Al Maktoum International airports, for the benefit of the passengers and the consumers.
The arrangement, which will be valid for an initial period of two years, was signed by Mohammed Abdulla Ahli, Director General, DCAA and Major General Khamis Mattar Al Mazeina, Commander in Chief of Dubai Police, at the Dubai Police General Headquarters.
Among those present on the occasion were Brig. General Ahmed Hamdan Bin Dalmouk, Director of Dubai Police’s Training Department, Col. Mohammed Rashid, Director Ceremonial and Protocol Department at Dubai Police, Abdulrahim Al Mulla, Director of Corporate Support, DCAA, Saood Abdulaziz Kankazar, Director of Air Transport and International Affairs, DCAA, and Mohammed Abdullah Lengawi, Director of Aviation Security and Accident Investigation, DCAA.
In line with the arrangement, Dubai Police will train the airport staff in security, traffic management and administration, to improve the flow of passengers travelling through Dubai Airports in the process leading towards the preparation for Expo 2020.
This MoU creates a strategic partnership, which is in line with the Dubai government’s overall strategic goals, seeking to develop and train staff in both instituions.
Mohammed Ahli addressing the gathering recalled the strong relationship between the DCAA and Dubai Police during the past and praised the efforts of the Dubai Police for providing security in the emirate, especially in the field of civil aviation, where the police department maintains highest international standards at global level.
He said the highest degree of safety and security was a great incentive for airlines to use the Dubai airports and also helped to place Dubai on the world map as a safest destination.
He said the massive expansion of Dubai International Airport, including the development of Concourse D, will enhance the volume of passengers in the coming years. Last year, the airport handled about 67 million passengers.
The average increase of nine to 10 per cent in passenger numbers was expected to reach between 20 to 25 per cent during the Expo 2020. This anticipated growth requires developing a team of qualified and trained personnel to ensure continuity of excellent safety and security records, he added.
The MoU, he said, will help further strengthen the cooperation and partnership between the DCAA and Dubai Police to ensure that personnel in the civil aviation sector work efficiently and effectively.
Mohammed Ahli thanked Major General Khamis Al Mazeina for the excellent work done by the Dubai Police for contributing towards the success of Dubai Airshow in November last year.
Maj. Gen. Al Mazeina said the agreement will help in great deal in exchanging expertise and knowledge in various domains thereby raising the efficiency and productivity of both the organizations and their human resources.
The agreement stipulates Dubai Police will provide and set up training programmes and scientific material in accordance with the specifications approved by the DCAA, to meet the training needs of the employees in areas, such as, security, prevention of crimes , enhance of traffic and administrative services.
Major General Khamis Al Mazeina also said that several measures have been recommended by the supreme security committee set up by Lt. General Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, UAE’s Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, to remove entry-exit restrictions ahead of the World Expo in Dubai in 2020 and that a number of emirates are working towards this end.
Created at: 09-06-2014 1:54:07 PM