Maj. Gen. Ali Abdullah bin Alwan Al Nuaimi: We are working to enhance the sustainable development of the ‘Safe City’.
Ras Al Khaimah, UAE – March 16, 2022 – Ras Al Khaimah Police General Headquarters launched phase two of the ‘Safe City Project’ – the first of its kind in the UAE – in collaboration with Safe City Group, a regional leader in providing public safety and national security solutions.
The Project was launched during the World Police Summit at Expo 2020 Dubai, and is in line with the Ministry of Interior’s strategy to upgrade security services as a means to enhance quality of life in the UAE.
His Excellency Major General Ali Abdullah bin Alwan Al Nuaimi, Commander-in-Chief of Ras Al Khaimah Police, launched the second phase of the project in the presence of H.E. Maj. Gen Eng. Walid Al-Mannai, Director of the Local and Federal Development and Innovation Department at the Office of the Deputy Chief of Police and Public Security in Dubai, General Supervisor of the ‘Safe City Project’, and Eng. Ali Mohsen Al Omari, Executive Director of Safe City Group. The Project aims to fulfil the sustainable development goals the Ministry of Interior aspires to, using innovation to make Ras Al Khaimah one of the safest cities in the UAE and the world.
The project has completed its first phase, which included the deployment and enhancement of the smart security and traffic control system in various key areas of the Emirate. Phase two began with the launch of the ‘Security Gates’ system, complete with smart surveillance cameras at a cost of AED85 million. The objective is to develop the security system, promote innovation, activate an AI-powered system, and establish a world-class security infrastructure in Ras Al Khaimah.
H.E. Maj. Gen. Ali bin Alwan asserted that Ras Al Khaimah Police has adopted a policy to enhance the sustainable development of digital security, using information and communication technology to facilitate the transition to a smart sustainable city. This is in line with the vision of the wise leadership and the Ministry of Interior to develop and enhance security in cities, using advanced technology to improve quality of life, boost efficiency of city operations and services, and strengthen competitiveness, all in an effort to meet the needs of current and future generations.
The second phase of the project includes integrating the smart gates system with the vast network of 10,000 smart surveillance cameras, analyzing footage at the operations room of the Ras Al Khaimah Police General Headquarters.