An Emirates Boeing 777-300R aircraft was towed for over 100 metres by the female staff of the Dubai Police leading to a Guinness Record. The feat was part of the Dubai Fitness Challenge (DFC).
Major-General Abdullah Khalifa Al Marri, Commander-in-Chief of the Dubai Police, praised the efforts of the team of the initiative, where 77 women of the Dubai Police succeeded in pulling the aircraft weighing more than 240 tonnes. He said the DFC has contributed to raising the culture of sports among the UAE community.
The event was also attended by Major-General Ahmed bin Mohammed bin Thani, assistant commander-in-chief of ports affairs, Major-General Mohammed Saif Al Zafin, assistant commander-in-chief for operations and Major-General Al Salal Saeed bin Huwaidi Al Falasi, Brigadier-General Mohammed Saeed Bakhit, assistant commander-in-chief of community affairs and facilities, Major-General Abdullah Ali Al Ghaithi, director-general of the department of security, establishments and emergencies, Jamal Al Hay, vice-president at the Dubai Airports, among others.
Maj-Gen Thani said the action of female police officers in various public administrations and police stations are a source of pride for demonstrating professionalism in all duties assigned to them.