TUNISIA: The United Arab Emirates, represented by the Ministry of Interior, has participated in a meeting organised by the Secretariat-General of the Council of Arab Ministries of Internal Affairs in the Tunisian capital, Tunis.
The meeting was attended by representatives of security media, public relations, and orientations departments at the Arab Ministries of Interior.
The work team assigned to assess and establish the annual Arab Media Plan, operating under the umbrella of the Secretariat-General of the Council of Arab Ministries for Internal Affairs, stressed the importance of leveraging the experiences and expertise garnered by the Security Media Department at the General Secretariat of His Highness Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Interior in the UAE.
This recommendation was issued in view of the positive outcomes and impacts of the Emirati Security Media Department’s performance, its efficiency and modern methods, especially in the fields of digital media and social networking, as well as its high-level transparency and professionalism.
Participants at the meeting hailed the leading role played by the Emirati police and its ongoing quest to gain the confidence of the public and maintain the integrity, accuracy and speed of response of its media.
Lieutenant Colonel Saeed Al Khajah, Deputy Director of Tactical Affairs and Security Media Department at the Abu Dhabi Police, Head of the Security Media delegation, was elected to chair the meeting. During the meeting, the previous fifth Arab Media Plans for Security Awareness and Crime Prevention was discussed and the draft Sixth Arab Media Plan was approved, with participation from Naif University for Security Sciences and the Secretariat-General of the Council of Arab Ministries of Internal Affairs.
Lieutenant Colonel Al Khajah called for activating e–linking between security media departments in the member countries, to achieve further interaction and exchange of knowledge and expertise. He also stressed the need to intensify consultative meetings in order to promote interpersonal relations and attain the best practices in addressing security issues, awareness drives, and challenges facing the peoples and governments of the region.
He reiterated the keenness of the UAE’s leadership to provide several support channels and preventive methods to protect society and build its defenses it against negative and destructive ideals, which aim at undermining the safety and stability of the communities and doing damage to their national gains and achievements.