9th International Conference of IAP opens

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9th International Conference of IAP opens

9th International Conference of IAP opens

(Dubai) – Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum attended the opening session of the 9th International Conference of the International Association of Prosecutors (IAP) and General Meeting, which begun in Dubai and runs until the 27th of November.
His Highness Sheikh Mohammed along with H.H. Sheikh Maktoum bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai and other dignitaries watched a documentary film about the prosecution’s history in general and in particular in the UAE, and its role in the establishment of justice in communities.
Gerhard Jarosch, President of IAP in his opening speech welcomed H.H. Sheikh Maktoum bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum for patronising the conference and thanks the UAE for hosting the IAP Annual Conference for the first time in Dubai.
“It is a moment of great pride for us to see this great gathering in Dubai, UAE, as there are 500 attorney generals and public prosecutors from 156 counties. This is the first time such a conference is being held in an Arab city, to exchange expertise with our peers and discuss topics that top the agenda of several public prosecutions around the world,” he said.
Following the key note speech, Sheikh Mohammed launched the Arabic-language website of the International Association of Prosecutors, which is based in The Hague in the Netherlands, in the presence of members of the delegations, Dubai Attorney General, Essam Issa Al Humaidan, UAE Attorney General, Salem Kpich, Khalifa Saeed Suleiman, Director- General of the Department of Protocol and Hospitality in Dubai, Tarish Eid Al Mansouri, Director-General of Dubai Courts along with a number of members of prosecutors in Dubai.
(Courtesy WAM)