Major General Rashid Thani Al Matrooshi to Chair Fire Safety Technology Forum UAE

By Iqpc Middle East, PRNE
Sunday, June 12, 2011

DUBAI, UAE, June 13, 2011 -

Developed in partnership with Dubai Civil Defence and IQPC
Middle East, the first annual Fire Safety Technology Forum UAE and
exhibition on the 7th July 2011 will host over one
hundred and fifty regional and global industry experts.

Major General Rashid Thani Al Matrooshi, Director General, UAE
Civil Defence said, “The forum, hosted by the Ministry of Interior
and General Directorate of Civil Defence, offers a further step
towards investing in knowledge and the latest applied technologies
to protect lives, properties and the environment. I am delighted to
announce that we will be hosting a pre-event press conference on
Sunday 19th June 2011 at 12:00 at The Yas Hotel, Abu
to discuss the details of this prestigious event.”

In an exclusive forum, held under the patronage of His Royal
Highness Lieutenant General Sheikh Saif Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, United
Arab Emirates
Minister of Interior and Deputy Prime Minister,
experts will officially discuss state-of-the-art fire safety
technologies and solutions.  The forum and exhibition will
provide an essential platform for international and regional fire
safety experts. The conference will be opened by Major General
Rashid Thani Al Matrooshi and he will be joined by international
VIP panelists for an open forum panel discussion.  VIP
panelists include: Sir Ken Knight, His Majesty’s Chief
Inspector of Fire Services and Chief Fire and Rescue Adviser in
England and Wales; Préfet Jean Paul Kihl, Director of French
Civil Security; Commissioner Peter Benedict Lim Sin Pang Director
, Singapore Civil Defence Force; and Chief Lo Chun Hung
Gregory, Director of Fire Services, Hong Kong Fire Services

Director Generals and Commanders of GCC Civil Defence
departments will also be in attendance.

Sponsors of the forum will include: NAFFCO, SFFECO, Lightstep
Technologies and Thomas Bell-Wright. At the forum, there will be an
exhibition area where attendees can network and learn more about
the latest technologies available.

Symon Rubens, Managing Director, IQPC Middle East states, “We
are delighted to have His Royal Highness as the Patron of this
important event. The need for a forum to discuss innovative fire
safety technology solutions is imperative to the region; it is
commendable that the ministries are responding to their
responsibilities in such a beneficial way.”

About International Quality and Productivity Centre
Middle East:

For over thirty years, IQPC has helped the world’s leading
corporations solve their business challenges through the sharing of
practical industry solutions and global best practice. In the
process, the company has built a formidable reputation for quality
and value. During this time, the Middle East’s most progressive
companies have benefited from IQPC’s unrivalled global reach, which
has connected international expertise with regional and local
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For more information on the forum or to register for
the press conference
, please contact

Chichi Osuagwu
Marketing Manager
International Quality and Productivity CentreMiddle East
T: +971-4-364-2975
F: +971-4-363-1938


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