90 long-serving officers honoured

ABU DHABI — The Abu Dhabi Naturalisation and Residency Department (ADNRD) has honoured 90 long serving and distinguished officers, non-commissioned officers, privates and civilian employees at the department.

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Published: Mon 29 Aug 2005, 10:14 AM

Last updated: Thu 2 Apr 2015, 3:29 PM

Among those who attended the special ceremony were Lt-Col Bakhit Al Suwaidi, Acting Director of ADNRD, Lt-Col Yousef Khouri, Head of the Administrative and Financial Affairs and Captain Khamis Mohammed Al Kaabi, Director of Planning and Development.

Lt-Col Suwaidi said the honour conferred on the officers followed instructions to the effect from Lt-Gen Shaikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Interior.

It was in line with the ministry's policy, which stressed on the importance of honouring distinguished employees who carry out their jobs sincerely.

"This will encourage others to put in the best of their effort and do a better job," he said.

New colleges to open

FUJAIRAH — The Fujairah Technical College, the first technical college in the emirate, would be inaugurated next Saturday.

Meanwhile, four new colleges have also been inaugurated in Dubai, Al Ain and Ras Al Khaimah. A total of 200 students have been accepted after they cleared an English language test.

"These new colleges are expected to offer high quality technical education suitable for the labour market," John Macvadine, head of the college said.

New students welcomed

DUBAI — Dubai Women's College (DWC) welcomed nearly 771 new students at the orientation for its new fall semester classes which resumed on August 27.

Dr Howard Reed, DWC's Director, welcomed the new students who participated in a campus tour as well as briefings by faculty members and staff members from the Career Centre, Student Services and Academic Services. The new students began classes along with their fellow classmates on Saturday.

The total enrolment for the year is more than 2,340 students. "We are looking forward to another exciting and productive year preparing UAE national women for the workforce," stated Dr Howard Reed.

"We are delighted to have such strong academic performers in the new batch of students entering the College," he added.



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