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Military service cadets train for Expo ’20


Dubai Police welcome military service cadets to secure Expo 2020.

Sohaila Ahmed, Staff Reporter

Dubai Police has recently organised several training courses for the first batch of military service cadets who are participating with Dubai Police in securing Expo 2020 Dubai, at the Aviation Security Training Center at the General Department of Airport Security.

Major General Pilot Ahmed Mohammed Bin Thani, Assistant to the Commander-in-Chief for Ports Affairs, said that this series of courses fall within the framework of UAE government strategy to empower and support the national cadres with specialised and professional skills. Based on the partnership and cooperation relations between Dubai Police General Headquarter and The National Service and Reserve Authority, the military cadets stared their training sessions as of today and it will continue until the opening of Expo Dubai in Oct 2020.  

Bin Thani pointed out that the training programme will enrich and expand the knowledge of the military service cadets on security inspection procedures. Upon completion of all required elements of the programme, military cadets will obtain an accredited certification from the centre under which they can serve as security inspectors in the field of airport security as well as securing events.

Alongside several workshops and pieces of training, throughout the year, the military cadets will apply plenty of scenarios that simulate the actual operation of the massive global event, Expo 2020.

The Aviation Security Training Centre, accredited by the International Civil Aviation Organisation “Icao,” organises specialised courses for the first batch of military service cadets over a two-week period with the participation of 20 trainers accredited from the centre.

Recently, Expo 2020 Dubai  announced Dubai Media Incorporated, DMI, as the ‘Official Host Broadcaster’ for the first World Expo in the Arab world.

The Official Host Broadcaster will play a vital role in managing and facilitating broadcasting activities from the Expo 2020 site and will be responsible for providing a unique broadcast experience to a global audience using cutting-edge technologies and innovative solutions.

DMI is the official media organisation of the Government of Dubai, incorporating a number of print, radio and TV channels under its umbrella. It serves consumers regionally and internationally with content across multiple platforms, including Dubai TV, Dubai One, Al Bayan and Dubai Radio.

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