ABU DHABI, 18th October, 2015 (WAM) — H.H. Lt. General Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of the Interior, on Sunday opened the Interior Ministry’s exhibition held at the 2015 INSARAG Global Meeting (IGM) on Search and Rescue at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre.
Following the opening ceremony, H.H. Sheikh Saif toured the venue of the exhibition showcasing the latest search and rescue equipment.
A number of senior officials and officers accompanied H.H. Sheikh Saif during his tour.
H.H. Sheikh Saif decorated Toni Frisch, Global Chairman of INSARAG, with the ministry’s Medal of Security Cooperation, and seven international experts with the Medal of Search and Rescue in recognition of their efforts and services.
The IGM, being hosted for the first time in the UAE between 18th-20th October with the theme “Fit for the Future”, celebrates 25 years of INSARAG’s standards setting and contributions to strengthening the effectiveness and coordination of international urban search and rescue (USAR) assistance.