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Bahrain Civil Defence signs agreement with NFPA at US Conference

Bahrain Civil Defence, NFPA sign cooperation agreement. (Image source: Canva)

Fire Safety

Brigadier Ali Mohammed Al Kubaisi, Director-General of Civil Defence, led the Interior Ministry delegation at the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) conference in the USA.

During the conference, Bahrain Civil Defence signed a cooperation agreement with NFPA. This initiative aligns with directives from General Shaikh Rashid bin Abdulla Al Khalifa, the Interior Minister and Chairman of the Civil Defence Council, aiming to enhance the civil protection and safety system in Bahrain and update public safety and fire prevention standards.

Brigadier Al Kubaisi praised the Interior Minister's commitment to developing the civil defence system to ensure rapid response, professional handling of reports, preservation of lives and property, and the enhancement of public safety. He also acknowledged the Chief of Public Security's ongoing support for civil defence plans.

The agreement aims to strengthen the safety and fire prevention ecosystem, improve training and expertise in fire safety, and explore new technologies to enhance safety requirements in buildings and facilities. It will also facilitate joint action plans to elevate Bahrain's safety standards to a global level, involve civil defence in research, expert qualification, and media awareness, and provide consultancy for future projects and initiatives.

The conference featured over 350 exhibitors, more than 120 educational sessions and workshops, and offered a platform for networking with fire protection