Dubai: Expo 2020 medal to be awarded to civilians, military


His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE, Ruler of Dubai announced that the ‘Expo Medal’ will be awarded to 40,000 of the national cadres – both civilians and military, the Ruler said in tweet today.

Recently a law pertaining to Dubai Police’s decorations, medals and badges, was also amended.

The amendments pertain to the various categories of decorations and medals, which include Order of Bravery, Dubai Police Medal, Loyal Service Medal, Dubai Police Golden Jubilee Medal, Expo 2020 Dubai Medal, Excellent Service Medal, Security Cooperation Medal among others. Also included in the list of categories are badges of appreciation, and other badges determined by the Commander-in-Chief of Dubai Police.

The amendments mention that the Expo 2020 Dubai Medal can be awarded to both military and civilian personnel of Dubai Police as well as members of the public and military personnel from outside the Dubai Police force, who have made outstanding contributions to the success of Expo 2020 Dubai.

The new law also mentions that the Dubai Police Golden Jubilee Medal will be awarded to military and civilian personnel of Dubai Police with more than 25 years of continuous service as of 31 May 2006, while the Loyal Service Medal will be awarded to commissioned and non-commissioned officers and police personnel with over 10 years of continuous service who have demonstrated outstanding integrity and ethical standards.


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