H.H. Sheikh Hamdan inaugurates smart operation room

Dubai Media Office

The Dubai Crown Prince has inaugurated a special command room that's part of the Emirate's transportation security department.

Taking to Twitter, His Highness Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, who also holds the position of the Chairman of the Executive Council of Dubai, posted a video of him touring 'Hamdan Smart Simulation and Training Station'.

"We inaugurated the special command room at Hamdan Smart Station. The support and encouragement of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum [Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai], and the efforts of the nation’s people will help our country establish as one of the safest and most secure countries in the world," he wrote.

In the video, Sheikh Hamdan is seen attending a hostage crisis simulation training inside a metro cabin.

He also toured the operations room that utilises virtual reality and simulation technologies to provide comprehensive scenario-based emergency training. 

The move, Sheikh Hamdan highlighted, is designed to train officers as per international standards in a bid to enhance Dubai’s security system.

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