DNRD employees and students honoured

DUBAI — Comments and suggestions are welcome from people who took part in Dubai 2006-2007 Shopping Festival for organising more interesting events as part of DSF next year, Brigadier Mohammed Ahmed Al Marri, Director of Dubai Naturalisation and Residency Department, said at a ceremony held yesterday at Dubai Officers Club to honour DNRD officials who took part in DSF.

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Published: Mon 12 Mar 2007, 8:53 AM

Last updated: Sun 5 Apr 2015, 3:56 AM

University students who were part of the welcoming committee at Dubai International Airport were also honoured.

Major Omar Al Shamsi, Head of the Public Relations and Protocol, DNRD, said “Our department started sponsoring DSF in its early beginning with its welcoming team that was consisted back then of sons and daughters of some 11 DNRD staff. Now the committee consists of 120 persons representing 32 different nationalities and speaking 23 languages. All of them have been trained and orientated to reflect the proper image of Dubai to as many visitors as possible. Our department operates under the slogan ‘one world, one family’”.

According to Major Al Shamsi, a DNRD team finalised the procedures of arrival of 60,000 persons throughout the festival working a total of 270 hours at both terminals of DIA. About 33,650 natural roses were given out and 150,000 gifts were presented to children accompanying their parents. Many events were also organised as part of DSF namely the convertible, vintage and motorcycles processions in streets across Dubai.

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