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Dubai hosts forum on risk management

DUBAI, December 12, 2017

The General Directorate of Residency and Foreigners Affairs (GDRFA) in collaboration with the US Risk Management Society (RIMS) is organising a two-day forum on risk management in Dubai, UAE yesterday (December 11).

Addressing inaugural session of the forum titled "RIMS Risk Forum Middle East", Major-General Mohammad Ahmad Al Merri, general director of the GDRFA-Dubai, said: "The UAE is witnessing rapid developments in all sectors due to the government’s strategy to achieve excellence. The positive feedback from the previous forums encouraged us to organise it for the third year."

He stressed that the forum aims to exchange ideas and expertise and spread awareness about crises and risks, reported Emirates news agency Wam.

The UAE’s aviation sector now leads the world in terms of aviation safety and security following the implementation of the necessary measures to reduce risks in the sector, said Saif Al Suwaidi, Director General of the Civil Aviation Authority, in his address before the forum.

Among the topics addressed by the forum are cyber risks, enterprise risk management and insurance and strategic risk management. A large number of experts, innovators and decision-makers in the field are attending.


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