2013-10-01 06:01 AM
ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep 30, 2013--Lt. General HH Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, delivered a lecture on national security at the National Defense College (NDC). A group of top officers from the armed forces and the police attended the lecture in addition to a number of undersecretaries and directors at the Ministry of Interior and NDC students.
His Highness receives the college shield from Major General Al Saadi, NDC Commander (Photo: Business Wire)
His Highness stressed in his speech the unique solidarity between the Emirati people and their wise leadership. "The responsibility to achieve constant security across the homeland is not exclusive to military and police institutions, but to all concerned civil and private sectors," His Highness said.
His Highness expressed that the confidence in the NDC's higher board and the honor bestowed onto it by making His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, UAE Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, its head will enable it to become a new stream for stability, security, and prosperity in the country.
His Highness said: "It gives me great happiness today to witness the success by the hands of the leaders on our country's land; this academic edifice provides modern skills and knowledge to the homeland's sons."
His Highness introduced the stages of the national security concept. He also discussed its importance and strategic dimensions. At the end of the visit, His Highness, along with the guests, toured the college.
His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the UAE, had issued a federal decree to establish the NDC. It aims to qualify Emiratis with the latest military technologies. The college received its first batch mid-August.
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SOURCE: Abu Dhabi Police
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