Philippine school students offer artistic expression to strengthen social ties

ABU DHABI — Brigadier Mohammed Al Awadi Al Menhali, Deputy Director-General of Police Operations, has praised the students of the Philippines School in Abu Dhabi for holding an art show and cultural events to strengthen social relationships and create security awareness in the community.

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Published: Sun 16 Sep 2007, 8:51 AM

Last updated: Sun 5 Apr 2015, 5:11 AM

“The desire of General Headquarters of Abu Dhabi Police is to strengthen social and human ties in society so that the people can realise the security and safety in the community. This is right way to achieve the best results in protecting the community from crimes and maintaining law and order, “ he said while addressing a cultural programme and art exhibition at the school recently.

The Philippines School students had organised the arts show to depict the role of the community in protecting itself and dealing with its problems.

The Abu Dhabi Police also participated in the Fillipino community school activities under the directive of the Minister of Interior to work within the community to spread safety and confidence among them.

The participation was aimed at boosting the morale of students and strengthen interaction of the police with the communities residing in the emirate.

Adelio Angelito S. Cruz, First Secretary and Consul of Philippine Embassy, also attended the function held by Philippines School in Abu Dhabi, within the framework of Community Policing Campaign under the slogan (Security is life), the occasion was attended by Col. Hamad Ajlan Al Amimi, Director of Capital Police Directorate, Major Abd Al Hakeem Al Swaidi, Head of Shabia Police Section and a number of officers of Directorate General of Police Operations. Cruz praised the presence of Brigadier Al Menhali and police officers at the function and said this reflected the positive relationship between the police and community.

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