Abu Dhabi: The Judicial Department of Abu Dhabi recently welcomed a delegation from the National Emergency Crisis and Disasters Management Authority (NCEMA), led by Mr. Hamad Saif Al-Kaabi, Director of Hazardous Substances Incidents Department at NCEMA.
The delegation which was received by Mr. Saeed Al-Amoudi, Director of the Criminal and Electronic Sciences Centre at the Judicial Department, engaged with the officials at the Department to explore avenues of enhancing cooperation, partnership and knowledge exchange in areas of common interest to support security, social and economic stability.
The visit by the NCEMA delegation comes in line with the directives of H.H. Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of the Presidential Court and Chairman of the Judicial Department in Abu Dhabi, to exchange experiences with various stakeholders, achieve integration between local and federal institutions and implement the best international practices.
During their visit, the NCEMA delegation was updated on the functions and divisions of the department’s Criminal and Electronic Sciences Centre, which provides various services through a developed and integrated system that ensures the effectiveness of the criminal justice system.
The delegation was briefed on the work mechanisms of the chemical laboratory, its scope, specialized cadres and technical resources used to examine various seizures and biological samples to identify types of narcotic substances and examine them in various matters.
Delegates were also made aware of the work mechanisms of the electronic laboratory, its specializations and analytical programs, the latest technologies in the laboratory and its qualitative development, which plays a pivotal role in supporting the courts and prosecutions in cybercrime cases.
As part of their visit, the NCEMA delegation learned about the centre’s efforts in the field of forensic examinations, enhancing communication with strategic partners and international expertise houses, and its keenness to exchange knowledge and expertise.
The NCEMA delegation ended their tour by making a presentation on the role of hazardous materials accident management, which was developed within the authority’s organizational structure to create a national strategy and address accidents of dangerous materials by organizing national efforts for unified command and control at the state level.