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04 April 2011

Abu Dhabi police buildings meet top security standards, says INTERPOL report

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates – The Abu Dhabi police buildings have been assessed as meeting the highest international security standards, according to an INTERPOL audit report which INTERPOL Secretary General Ronald K. Noble handed over to the UAE’s Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, at a meeting on Monday.

A delegation from the INTERPOL General Secretariat headquarters in Lyon, France visited the United Arab Emirates in December 2010 as part of the world police body’s audit report of the Experts Committee on the Abu Dhabi Security Standards Buildings.

Secretary General Noble said Abu Dhabi’s police building security standards would serve as a model to the world police body’s 188 member countries in terms of reconciling security needs and standards with architectural quality.

The meeting was also attended by Pakistan’s Minister of the Interior, Rehman Malik; Pakistan’s Ambassador to the UAE, Jamil Ahmed Khan; Lieutenant General Seif Al Shaafar, Undersecretary in the Ministry of Interior, UAE; Major General Khalifa Hareb Al Khaili, Assistant Undersecretary for Resources and Support Services, UAE; Major General Nasser Al Nuaimi, Secretary General of the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior’s Office, UAE; Major General Ahmad Nasser Al Reissi, Director General of Central Operations at the Abu Dhabi Police; Ali Al Khouri, Director General of the United Arab Emirates Identity Authority; and Fahem Al Mansoori, Head of the Middle East and North Africa Sub-Directorate, INTERPOL General Secretariat.