ABU DHABI, 18th January, 2017 (WAM) — H.H. Lt. General Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of the Interior, has 0met a delegation from the American Harvard University last on Tuesday, at the ministry.

The delegation included professors and students who are here to observe the innovations and practices of the UAE government in the fields of strategy and security.

Sheikh Saif conveyed to the delegation the country’s efforts to encourage innovation and youth education, while maintaining the community’s link to its culture and heritage.

Sheikh Saif cited the accomplishments of the UAE government in providing services, improving its practices and partnerships with the private sector, the development of policing and the sharing of its experiences with other countries.

Revealing some of the innovations made in the field of security, he mentioned the invention of a device to check passports in record time, and a children’s car seat that works as a digital companion to the child, in case the driver has left the vehicle. This innovation won the top spot in the British and American Awards for Ideas in 2013 and 2014, he said.

The delegation was informed about the Ministry of Interior, MoI, Excellence Award for distinguished students studying abroad, and the vision of the ministry, so that the UAE becomes the safest country in the world.

Aisha Ahmed Nasser Al Raisi, an Emirati student at the American Harvard University, presented a gift to Sheikh Saif on behalf of the delegation for his inputs on policing and security.

Major General Dr. Nasser Lakhrebani Al Nuaimi, Secretary General of the Office of HH Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, and Major General Ahmed Naser Al Raisi Inspector General of the Ministry of Interior, and several general managers and CEOs from the ministry attended the meeting.

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