Dubai: Hemaya schools for the children of Dubai Police employees have welcomed hundreds of students for the new academic year.

Major General Abdullah Khalifa Al Merri, Commander-in-Chief of Dubai Police, visited the school in Karama, to wish the students a successful and happy academic year.

Dubai Police, in cooperation with the Ministry of Education and the Knowledge and Human Development Authority (KHDA), opened the Hemaya school to ease the lives of Dubai Police employees and facilitate free education for their children.

The force’s employees can enrol two children each in the school, which will offer classes from KG1 to Grade 8 initially.