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Dubai Police hold sea parade on Eid

Three-hour long parade stretch across different maritime tourist areas in Dubai

14:03 September 3, 2017

Dubai: Dubai Police joined residents and visitors in celebrating Eid Al Adha by organising a three-hour long sea parade and distributing Eid sweets.

The parade featured Dubai Police’s fleet of boats, including an X-Cat speedboat and jet skis, which cruised from 5pm to 8pm through Jumeirah Beach and the Dubai Water Canal and ending at Burj Al Arab, Jumeirah Beach Residence and Dubai Marina.

Dubai Civil Defence also joined the parade on their jet boards and jet skis, raising the UAE flag on the Dubai Water Canal, while members from the Dubai Police’s Maritime Rescue Department used bicycles to wish people on the happy occasion.

Lieutenant Colonel Ali Abdullah Al Naqbi, Head of Maritime Rescue Department Dubai Police’s Maritime Rescue Department said the event was organised on the instructions of Major General Abdullah Khalifa Al Merri, Commander-in-Chief of Dubai Police, who wanted Police to spread happiness among members of the community and visitors to marine tourist areas.