PACDA receives UAE delegation

MUSCAT: Maj Gen Abdullah bin Ali al Harthy, Chairman of the Public Authority for Civil Defence and Ambulance (PACDA), received at the PACDA building on Monday Mohammed bin Abdullah al Dhahiri, Vice Director General of the National Search and Rescue Center (NSRC) in United Arab Emirates (UAE). The guest and his accompanying delegation were briefed on the civil defence in the Sultanate and the National Search and Rescue Team (NSRT) and its functions. The visiting delegation toured PACDA during which the delegation viewed the equipment and preparations of the specialised teams (search and rescue/hazardous substances), besides viewing fire and ambulance vehicles. The visit comes within the framework of the two sides’ keenness to exchange visits, view potentials and benefiting from relevant expertise and experience. — ONA