Sunday, January 26, 2014

MoI Discusses Cooperation with NFPA

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Friday, January 24th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

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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