Dubai Hosts 5th Sports Stadiums Security Forum Highlighting Fan’s Safety
Dubai Police and Dubai Sports Council (DSC) jointly organized the 5th Sports Stadiums Security Forum, underscoring the significance of collaboration between security and sports entities to ensure the safety, happiness, and overall positive experience of fans attending matches.
The forum brought together representatives from diverse organizations such as the Ministry of Interior, UAE Football Association, UAE Pro League, professional clubs, and media representatives to deliberate on the central theme, “Stadiums Security is a Common Responsibility.”
Saeed Hareb, Secretary-General of DSC, emphasized the shared duty of all involved parties in providing a secure and enjoyable atmosphere for sports enthusiasts to cheer for their favourite teams.
Major General Abdulla Al-Ghaithi, Assistant Commander-in-Chief of Dubai Police for Operations Affairs, highlighted the crucial role of stadium security officers in maintaining safety and resolving fan-related issues with respect and impartiality.
The event featured working papers presented by Dubai Police, Security Industry Regulatory Agency (SIRA), UAE Football Association, and UAE Pro League. These papers centered around stadium security responsibilities, safety brochures, security company licenses, and the role of referees in match control.
Throughout the forum, attendees, including clubs, security officers, match coordinators, and media associations, actively engaged in discussions to align their visions and achieve the shared goals set by the Forum. The primary aim of the event was to enhance fan awareness and promote positive behavior during matches, thereby fostering a family-friendly environment in stadiums and prioritizing the health and safety of athletes and staff.