The General Directorate of Residency and Foreigners Affairs in Dubai revealed the launch of the remote investigation and litigation hall project, which is equipped with the latest modern technologies and smart systems, in addition to being completely soundproof as it is linked to a visual communication system with the Public Prosecution and Dubai Courts to investigate inmates and consider cases of residence violators.
The Director General of the General Directorate of Residency and Foreigners Affairs in Dubai, Lieutenant-General Mohammed Ahmed Al Marri, inaugurated the hall as part of the corporate performance governance rounds of the follow-up sector for violators and foreigners, during which he was accompanied by the Advocate General, Head of the Nationality and Residency Prosecution, Major General Obaid Muhair bin Suroor, Deputy Director General, and Major General Awad Al-Awaim, Assistant General Director of the Human and Financial Resources Sector, Brigadier General Hussein Ibrahim, Assistant Director General of the Institutional Support Sector, Brigadier Dr. Ali Ajeef Al Zaabi, Legal Adviser to the Dubai Residency, and Brigadier Khalaf Al Ghaith, Assistant Director General for the Follow-up of Violators and Foreigners Sector, and a number of officials and officers.
Lieutenant-General Mohammed Al-Marri indicated that this step comes in response to the directives of the wise leadership in accelerating procedures, enhancing the quality of society’s life, and achieving the principle of justice, integrity and transparency through concerted efforts from all authorities and institutions in the country, as the establishment of Dubai has been engaged in providing all logistical services to ensure the continuity of its services and the effectiveness of its systems. According to the highest standards of accuracy and efficiency, and in accordance with the precautionary measures and the safety of the parties.
Al-Marri added that the remote investigation and litigation hall was not a product of the moment, but rather a proactive project that the establishment of Dubai worked on to improve its services provided to all members of society with a modern vision that keeps pace with the changes.
Brigadier Khalaf Al-Ghaith said that the continuous development processes enabled the sector to achieve fruitful achievements that accelerated the development of services and reduced time and cost, explaining that the mechanism in which this process is conducted is carried out through an organized methodology where the concerned person is summoned and taken to the investigation hall in the Investigation Department of the Violators and Foreigners Follow-up Sector Through the visual communication technology, the connection is made with the Chief Prosecutor or the judge in the Dubai Courts, according to the merits of the case and its administrative and legal sequence, and this is done in the presence of a language translator for those who do not speak Arabic.
Brigadier Khalaf Al Ghaith explained that the investigation and litigation hall contains a large screen equipped with a direct communication system with the Public Prosecution and Dubai Courts. It is also equipped with a high-resolution mobile camera that can rotate at an angle of 180 degrees, ensuring that a complete and clear scene is captured if any document or identity is highlighted, in addition to loud and clear speakers without any distortion or echo, and the room is also soundproofed, facilitating the investigation process As if in reality.