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Dubai Transport Security opens new 'smart training station'

DUBAI, October 26, 2020

Dubai's Transport Security Department has announced the opening of its state-of-the-art training facility aimed at boosting the readiness of security and law enforcement personnel. 
 
The Hamdan Smart Station for Simulation and Training aims to enhance security efforts and increase the readiness of security and law enforcement personnel. Equipped with the latest tools, the station utilises virtual reality and simulation technologies to provide comprehensive scenario-based emergency training.
 
Speaking after the inauguration, Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of Dubai Executive Council, said the UAE security sector has become one of the most advanced globally thanks to the guidance of the leadership and their keenness to strengthen the country’s security system and ensure protection for the entire community.
 
He highlighted the unlimited support given by HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, to enhance Dubai’s security system and ensure its excellence. 
 
His Highness praised the high- level readiness of security personnel and their keenness to train and adopt the latest technologies and smart initiatives that serve the emirate’s security needs.
 
Sheikh Hamdan was later briefed on the smart security systems used in the operation room, including the CCTV systems installed in Dubai Metro stations, the Artificial Intelligence surveillance cameras installed in the Expo 2020 Metro Station and the smart biometric attendance system.
 
The opening ceremony was attended by Deputy Chief of Police and General Security in Dubai Lieutenant General Dhahi Khalfan Tamim; Commander in Chief of Dubai Police Lieutenant General Abdullah Khalifa Al Marri; Director-General and Chairman of the Board of Executive Directors of the Roads and Transport Authority Mattar Mohammed Al Tayer; and Colonel Obaid Al Hathboor, Director of Transport Security Department in Dubai.
 
Sheikh Hamdan later attended a hostage crisis simulation training inside a metro cabin and visited the operations room, laboratory and the future lobby of the Hamdan Smart Station for Simulation and Training.-TradeArabia News Service



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