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The Kanoo Group Honored at World Civil Defense Day

The Kanoo Group Honored at World Civil Defense Day

Dubai, UAE – May 07, 2013 - Abu Dhabi, UAE: The Kanoo Group received a plaque and a certificate of appreciation from Civil Defense body in celebration of World Civil Defense Day which took place on 7th May 2013 at Police Officers Club, Abu Dhabi.

The award was given to The Kanoo Group, along with other participating companies, strategic partners, and media representatives as significant contributor in the success of the World Civil Defense Day 2013 which took place under the theme: "Civil Defense and the Preparation of Civil Associations for Disaster Prevention."

Major General Rashid Thani Al Matroushi, Acting General Commander-in-chief together with Colonel Dr. Jassim Al Mudrib, of Civil Defense, presented the honour to Mr. Ameel Murshed, PA to Area Executive-Abu Dhabi office, on behalf of The Kanoo Group.

Key management officials of the Civil Defense General Headquarters were also present in the occasion.

Event highlights include presentation of a documentary film explaining the tasks and work of civil defense forces, along with the role of the fire fighters and rescuers to provide security and safety to people; and also a poem recited by Major Mohammad Bakhit Al Menhali expressing his love to the homeland and its leadership titled, "The UAE."

Major General Al Matroushi stressed the cooperation and communication between civil defense forces and the media, highlighting the role of the media in spreading the culture of protection among all society members. In his speech, he said, "This recognition falls under the approach that the civil defense leadership follows to honor excellence in order to empower success, motivate capabilities, launch initiatives, and achieve further successes."

The Kanoo Group was also proud to support the Civil Defense in its commitment to further enhance protection of the nation and its citizens.