ABU DHABI, 26th February, 2019 (WAM) — Jamal Mohammed Al Hosani, Director-General of the National Emergency, Crisis and Disaster Management Authority, NCEMA, today discussed, in his office in Abu Dhabi, with Samuel Tan Chi Tse, Ambassador of Singapore to the UAE, the means of strengthening the joint cooperation between the UAE and Singapore and exchanging expertise in managing emergencies, crises and disasters, as well as other topics of mutual interest.
The meeting, which was attended by Saif Mohammed Arhama Al Shamsi, Deputy Director-General of NCEMA, and several officials, reviewed the UAE’s emergency procedures for facing emergencies, crises and disasters, as well as key projects, programmes and initiatives related to raising the country’s readiness to deal with risks and threats.
Tse highlighted the excellent relations between the UAE to Singapore, which are characterised by stability and international cooperation and are built on mutual understanding and the desire to advance them, reflecting the ambitions and directives of the leadership of the two countries.
He also commended the UAE’s overall development, including in the areas of security, safety and infrastructure, as well as NCEMA’s role in raising the country’s readiness and placing appropriate plans for emergencies, crises and disasters while looking forward to furthering the cooperation between NCEMA and the embassy.
The meeting also discussed the participation of senior Singaporean officials in the Crisis and Emergency Management Conference, CEMC 2019, which is being organised by NCEMA and will be held from 11th to 12th March in the capital, Abu Dhabi.