ABU DHABI, 6th March 2018: The General Authority for the Security of Ports, Borders and Free Zones (Manafth) and Tawazun Safety, Security and Disaster Management City (Jaheziya) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for cooperation in training programs related to safety, security and emergency.
The MOU was signed today by Jasem Mohammed Alzaabi, General Manager of Manafath, and Ali Mohamed Al Ahbabi, Chairman of Jaheziya, on the margins of the International Exhibition for National Security & Resilience (ISNR 2018) currently taking place in Abu Dhabi.
The MOU provides for future cooperation in the development, and subsequent delivery of tailored training programs in the fields of security, safety, emergency preparedness and crisis management, as well as the exchange of expertise and joint collaboration to build, sustain and enhance national capabilities in the relevant domains.
Jasem Mohammed Alzaabi welcomed the MOU signing with Jaheziya, saying that it falls with the Authority's vision for enhancing national capabilities and readiness to ensure security and safety of the borders, ports and free zones.
“The MOU also serves our goal of building strategic partnerships with the the relevant agencies in the UAE to continue development and integration of safety, security, and emergency preparedness,” he added.
Ali Mohamed Al Ahbabi underlined Jaheziya's keenness to strengthen cooperation with Manafth, particularly in developing accredited training programs in various fields of emergency response and disaster management.
“The MOU paves the way for a solid and consistent cooperation among the different authorities in the UAE and contribute to reinforcing nation's resilience and preparedness,” he said.
A subsidiary of Tawazun, Jaheziya provides technical, vocational and professional training for intra-agency, interagency and multi-agency operations in the fields of safety, security, emergency preparedness, and crisis/disaster management.