First line of defence: Sheikh Hamdan meets teams implementing preventive steps against coronavirus

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Dubai - Dubai has placed the highest priority on the safety of its residents.

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Published: Sun 15 Mar 2020, 3:37 PM

Last updated: Sun 15 Mar 2020, 10:42 PM

Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of the Dubai Executive Council, on Sunday said that Dubai placed the highest priority on ensuring the safety of its residents.

Measures taken in this regard have the full support of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai.

This commitment is reflected in the strong teamwork displayed by various government entities and medical and administrative teams in public and private hospitals, he said.

"I would like to thank all federal and local entities for your efforts to ensure our safety. You are our first line of defence. Everyone should abide by the directives issued by relevant authorities with the aim of protecting the health of our community," Sheikh Hamdan said.

Sheikh Hamdan's comments came during a meeting with teams of various entities involved in implementing preventive measures against coronavirus (covid-19).

Sheikh Hamdan praised the expertise of the teams, noting that they are working rapidly to execute a meticulous plan to safeguard the health of the community. Collaboration between various stakeholders is essential to ensure the effectiveness of preventive procedures. Sheikh Hamdan also praised the awareness displayed by the community in Dubai and its positive response to the preventive measures against the virus.

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