UAE raises kids' health, safety concerns in vehicles

Abu Dhabi, Aug 22 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has called on community members, particularly motorists, to show concern for children's safety and security, and protect the kids against any potential risks in private vehicles.

The Higher Committee for Child Protection at the Ministry of Interior has called on community members,

Major General Nasser Lakhrebani Al Nuaimi, chairman of the Ministry of Interior's Higher Committee for Child Protection, lauded the noble humanitarian principles reflected in the regulations of the Anti-Tobacco Law, which will be effective from Jan 21, 2014.

The executive regulations will ban smoking in private vehicles if a child younger than 12 years is present in the car.

--IANS/WAM

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