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Second edition of Dubai forensic meet begins

A three-day forensic conference exploring 'how science can serve justice' kicked off at Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre on Monday. Held under the patronage of Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of Dubai Executive Council, Lieutenant General Dhahi Khalfan Tamim, Deputy Chief of Police and Public Security in Dubai, and Honorary Chairman of Emirates Forensic, on Monday officially inaugurated the second edition of Emirates International Forensic Conference and Exhibition - Emirates Forensic 2018. The conference is being held from April 9 -11, under the theme 'Science Serving Justice'.  World renowned forensic...


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