The graduation ceremony of the twenty seventh batch of Dubai Police Academy officers was held recently in the presence of His Highness (H.H.) Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai. The gala ceremony took place at the Coca-Cola Arena in City Walk, Dubai.
The ceremony started with the national anthem, followed by His Highness Sheikh Hamdan’s inspection of the graduating officers’ row, which had been at the very front. After the inspection, Brigadier Dr. Ghaith Ghanim Al Suwaidi delivered a speech on the importance of the occasion, in which he referred to the integration of current technologies in academic programs and training. He further talked about the Ministry of Education’s Academic Accreditation Commission’s accreditation of the newly launched ten specialized tracks in the Bachelor of Security and Criminal Sciences. He in addition noted the award received by the Academy for the Best Work Environment and Happiness globally in the previous year.
Furthermore, His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum paid tribute to the graduates and congratulated them for the constant excellence they had demonstrated. He entreated them to preserve their high standards moving forward, pursue more academic accomplishment should they wish to do so, and attain as much training and experience as viable in the preparation for leadership and practical duties in the future.
At the end of the ceremony, the flag was received by the twenty seventh batch and was passed over to the 28th batch accompanied by pledges. The graduates chanted praises before leaving the arena, celebrating the life of His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the UAE and His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai.