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Gulf Today, Staff Reporter
Abu Dhabi continues to top the list created by data crowd-sourcing website Numbeo as the safest city in the world for the fifth year in a row with 88.46 %. It is a testament to the security and stability the UAE enjoys, confirmed Major General Staff Pilot Faris Khalaf Al Mazrouei, Commander-in-Chief of Abu Dhabi Police.
Abu Dhabi ranked ahead of 431 cities around the globe to cement its position as a desirable destination to live, invest, work and visit, he said, believing that this result is credited to the continuous accomplishments and progress thanks to the directives that are extended by our visionary leaders who built a comprehensive strategy to enhance security performance and establish stability across the country.
He further indicated that the Abu Dhabi Police is keen to reinforce the public’s sense of safety and build relations and trust with the community by embracing ambitious initiatives and delivering proactive high-quality services that strengthen the country’s leading position in the Global Competitiveness Index, and confirms the Abu Dhabi Police’s confident steps towards global pioneering in security issues.
With the lowest crime index of just 11.54, Abu Dhabi came as number one on Numbeo for the fifth year running thanks to its strategy and security efforts.
In 2017 also, Abu Dhabi was named the safest city in the world by Numbeo.
Abu Dhabi was well ahead of second place city, Basel, Switzerland, in the scores for overall safety. Respondents to the index stated that Abu Dhabi has very low crime levels.
Earlier, Abu Dhabi was named the second-best city in the world to live, work and do business in, overtaking both London and Paris in the Ipsos City Index.
Saif Saeed Ghobash, Director-General of TCA Abu Dhabi, said, “Abu Dhabi has a solid reputation for safety with a virtually crime-free society. It is a priority when choosing a city to visit or live in and provides peace of mind knowing that you can feel safe anywhere you go in Abu Dhabi.”
His Highness Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, on Monday conferred ‘UAE Medals’ from the second, third and fourth classes on a number of officers.
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Dubai Electricity and Water Authority’s (DEWA’s) Jebel Ali Power Generation & Water Production Complex has been confirmed by Guinness World Records as the largest single-site natural gas power generation facility in the world.
An Emirati couple in Abu Dhabi is grateful for the support they have received, giving their seven-month old identical twins, found to be suffering from a rare disease, the chance to live and enjoy life.
A research team of undergraduate students at Khalifa University of Science and Technology have designed and implemented a complete prototype of an electric flying car. This research, which was presented as a graduation project, marks the beginning of futuristic flying cars that will be developed and manufactured in the UAE.
Pursuant to the directives of Sheikh Sultan, the Directorate of Human Resources, in co-ordination and co-operation with all government departments, authorities and institutions in the emirate employed 73 job seekers in January and February.
Dr Tariq Sultan Bin Khadim, Member of Sharjah Executive Council, affirmed that Sheikh Sultan is keen on launching initiatives and issuing directives and decisions for supporting the employment of national cadres and enhance their competitive capabilities to enter the labor market according to corporate plans and strategies and lead the sustainable government development processes.