In Dubai, a swearing-in ceremony was held for new members of the Dubai Judicial Authority, with His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister, and Ruler of Dubai, presiding over the event. Also in attendance were Sheikh Maktoum bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, First Deputy Ruler of Dubai and Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Finance, and Chairman of the Dubai Judicial Council, as well as Sheikh Mansoor bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Chairman of the Dubai Border Security Council.
During the ceremony at Za’abeel Palace, Sheikh Mohammed conveyed his best wishes to the newly appointed Authority members and called upon them to uphold principles of fairness, efficiency, and high legal standards. He underscored the vital role of the Authority in safeguarding the social fabric and the well-being of the community. Sheikh Mohammed also emphasized the importance of upholding the rule of law, protecting human rights, and preserving human dignity, all of which are fundamental responsibilities of the Dubai Judicial Authority.
Among the individuals sworn in at the ceremony were Hamid Salem Rashid Al Khader Al Shamsi, a member of the Dubai Public Prosecution, and six judges from the Judicial Inspection Department: Dr. Ashraf Yahya Al Omari, Dr. Adel Farag Nassar, Ahmed Naeem Salim, Walid Abbas Muhammad, Muhammad Sayed Pardis, and Omar Saber Fakar. They pledged to carry out their duties with honesty, integrity, and adherence to the legislative framework while upholding the principles of the rule of law.
The ceremony was also attended by Chancellor Essam Issa Al Humaidan, Attorney-General of Dubai, and Tarish Eid Al Mansouri, Director General of Dubai Courts.