Khaleej Times, Sunday, Aug 28, 2022 | Safar 1, 1444
Sheikh Mohammed orders promotion of 6,802 security officers
Emirates: His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin
Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of
Dubai, ordered the promotion of 6,802 of security officers on Friday. This comes
in appreciation of their efforts to ensure security and safety, and provide
high-level services to all community members in line with Dubai’s strategy to
achieve global leadership across various fields.
The promotions included 4,141 members from Dubai Police, 323 from the General
Directorate of Civil Defence, 1,458 from the General Directorate of Residency
and Foreigners Affairs (GDRFA) in Dubai, and several members from Dubai’s State
Lt-Gen Dhahi Khalfan Tamim, Deputy Chairman of Police and General Security of
Dubai, thanked Sheikh Mohammed for this honour that, he said, reflects his
appreciation for the security forces and their efforts in serving the country.
"The promotions represent a great incentive for all teams to continue their hard
work on consolidating the pillars of security, providing the highest levels of
safety and preserving the gains achieved at the country level," Tamim said.
He underscored that the high position achieved by the UAE under the leadership
of the President, His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, and the
directives of Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid, requires exerting more effort and
continuing to invest in and empowering the national cadres, while applying the
highest standards that ensure the highest levels of security and safety for all
Lt-Gen Tamim congratulated the promotees, including commanders, senior officers,
and non-commissioned officers, wishing them continued success.