His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, has issued a decision to promote Abdullah Khalifa Al Marri, Commander-in-Chief of Dubai Police, to the rank of Lieutenant General in recognition of his leadership and contributions to making Dubai one of the safest cities in the world.
Lieutenant General Abdullah Khalifa Al Marri expressed his gratitude to His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid for the trust he has placed on him and his continuous support, Emirates news agency WAM reported.
He said Dubai Police officials are proud to have the privilege of serving the nation and working to enhance its security, safety and happiness of its people.
“The UAE continues to be a model for public safety and effective law enforcement both of which have contributed to the country’s progress,” Al Marri added.
On 01 March 2017, Sheikh Mohammad bin Rashid has announced the appointment of Major General Abdullah Khalifa Al Marri as Commander-in-Chief of the Dubai Police.
A day earlier, Sheikh Mohammad promoted Major General Al Marri from Brigadier to Major General.
The appointment came three months after the death of Lt General Khamis Al Mazeina, who passed away after a heart attack on 04 November 2016.
Born on 14 August 1965, Lt General Al Marri joined the Dubai Police force in 1992.