An agreement between the Ministry of Interior (MoI) and Etisalat was signed for the use of smart services in bolstering prevention and safety measures in public facilities as well as homes.
The two parties will work together for the supply, installation, operation and maintenance of fire alarm systems in homes and link them with the civil defence operation rooms; says the agreement.
They will also provide homes with fire alarm systems that work independently on 24-hour basis even in absence of electricity and Etisalat services.
Al Marzouqi said that the agreement is in line with the UAE government accelerators for an emergency response time of civil defence sector and improving the public safety measures and conditions being implemented at homes and commercial entities.
He also said that application for the installation of the new system can be done online through the ministry’s website.
Major General Jassem Mohammed Al Marzouqi, Commander of Civil Defence, MoI, and Saleh Al Abdooli, Chief Executive Officer, Etisalat Group, signed the agreement in presence of some ministers and a number of officials.