The UAE Ministry of Interior Discusses Cooperation with NFPA

News provided by Abu Dhabi Police
Jan 27, 2014 17:00 KST
Major General Nasser Lakhrebani Al Nuaimi receiving Mr. Donald Bliss and Mr. Drew Azzara

Major General Nasser Lakhrebani Al Nuaimi receiving Mr. Donald Bliss and Mr. Drew Azzara

ABU DHABI, UAE--(Business Wire / Korea Newswire) January 27, 2014 -- The Ministry of Interior, represented by the Federal Civil Defense Sector Development Council, discussed with the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), the means to enhance cooperation, mutual coordination and exchange of expertise between both parties pertaining to fire prevention and safety.

Major General Nasser Lakhrebani Al Nuaimi, Secretary General of the Office of Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, Chairman of the Federal Civil Defense Sector Development Council recently met at the Abu Dhabi Police General Headquarters, Donald Bliss, Vice President of the National Fire Protection Association, and Drew Azzara, NFPA’s Executive Director of the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. The meeting was attended by Colonel Mohammed Abdullah Al Nuaimi, Chairman of the Executive Board of the Federal Civil Defense Sector Development Council.

The US National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) is one of the prestigious organizations in the field of prevention and safety. It was established in 1896 and is headquartered in the United States. With a membership that includes more than 70,000 individuals, NFPA has branches in nearly 100 countries around the world, including the UAE.

NFPA carries out studies and researches to issue codes and standards on fire safety and property prevention for buildings and facilities. It also offers firefighting training courses, oversees fire safety engineering planning and buildings inspection to ensure their compliance with international standards in the field of prevention and safety.

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