The Abu Dhabi Police General Headquarters, represented by the General Directorate of Police Operations, launched a social campaign under the slogan “Your Safety.” The campaign, which includes several awareness initiatives, will continue throughout the vacation of Eid Al Fitr. This activity, which is organized in cooperation with the Security Media Department in the General Secretariat of the Office of H.H Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, comes as a part of the preparations for the Holy Month of Ramadan.
Major General Mohammed bin Al Awadhi Al Menhali, Director General of Police Operations of Abu Dhabi Police, said “The campaign is part of our continuous awareness campaign to prepare for Ramadan and the holidays, as we spare no effort in securing the comfort and safety of the people.”
“This campaign focuses on bad behaviors, including beggary, fireworks and overspending before Iftar time. We will also urge the public to adhere to fire safety regulations, especially inside Ramadan tents, and encourage motorist to refrain from parking their vehicles randomly near mosques, especially during the Tarawih prayer. The campaign will include other initiatives that aim to raise public awareness regarding safety,” Al Menhali added.
Major General Al Menhali explained, “On the ground, police patrols will carry out a humanitarian initiative in the spirit of Ramadan, as they will distribute Iftar meals to motorists across the Emirate of Abu Dhabi before the Iftar time. This initiative falls under a month-long program organized by the Abu Dhabi Police, in cooperation with charities and humanitarian institutions, in order to enhance relations between the police and the community and reduce traffic accidents.”
For his part, Lt. Colonel Saeed Al Khajah, Deputy Head of the Security Media Department, said “The campaign includes humanitarian and spiritual programs and activities, involving different service departments of the Ministry of Interior. This assistance is provided for those who are fasting in traffic, security, society or preventive fields by every possible mean. The campaign will continue throughout the summer, Ramadan and Eid Al Fitr.”
Al Khajah added, “The police campaigns and initiatives efficiently raise public awareness regarding safety measures.” He praised the cooperation of the media that interacted with the police’s modern approach. This comes under the directives of the police leadership, whose visions aim to promote hard, distinguished and creative work.”
Lt. Colonel Al Khajah valued the participation of social media users, and called for the support of national initiatives and meaningful suggestions for Ramadan. “We urge you to collaborate with the Abu Dhabi Police to raise public awareness on safety measures and to get involved in our media and security efforts to protect our society,” he concluded.