Mohammed bin Rashid honours winners of Dubai Government Excellence Programme Awards, update

DUBAI, — Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum on Tuesday honoured the winners of the 20th edition of the Dubai Government Excellence Programme, DGEP.

H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of Dubai Executive Council, and H.H. Sheikh Maktoum bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai also attended the award ceremony that took place at the at Dubai World Trade Centre.

H.H. Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chairman of Dubai Civil Aviation Authority and Chairman of Emirates Group, H.H. Sheikh Ahmed bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Chairman of Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Knowledge Foundation, also attended the award ceremony in the presence of a number of senior government officials in Dubai.

Coordinator General of DGEP Dr. Ahmed Al Nusairat thanked Sheikh Mohammed for attending the event and honouring the winners. “This year, DGEP recognised outstanding excellence demonstrated by government entities based on the fourth generation of the government excellence system, which focuses on innovation, creativity and global leadership, in addition to result-orientation,” Al Nusairat said.

Sheikh Mohammed honoured Award winners in various categories. Laila Shahmarad Jamel from Dubai Police was named the Best Customer Service Employee. Ahmad Mohammed Darwish from Dubai Municipality and Sheikha Nasser Juma from the Legal Department received the Distinguished New Employee award. Anwar Abdulla Mohammed Al Ali from Dubai Civil Defence, Mohammed Karam Mohammed Shahdada from Dubai Municipality, Adnan Ali Mohammed Ali from Dubai Police, Yousuf Hassan Abdulla Al Burai from DEWA, and Ahmed Anbar Jauhar Al Falasi from Dubai Customs received the Creative Employee award.

Dubai Municipality together with DP World won the award in the category of Best Joint Government Service. Dubai Courts won the award for the Happiest Work Environment.

Dubai Airports, Dubai Aviation Engineering Projects, Roads and Transport Authority, RTA, and Department of Economic Development also won awards in various categories.

A number of individuals, including the family of UAE martyr Jassim Essa Mohammed Al Baloushi from Dubai Airports, were honoured in the category named ‘Unknown Soldiers’. Other winners in this category included employees from Dubai Health Authority, Dubai Municipality, Dubai Police, Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing, Directorate of Residency and Foreigners Affairs, Department of Finance, RTA, DEWA, Community Development Authority, Public Prosecution Dubai, Dubai Statistics Center, Dubai Corporation For Ambulance Services, Dubai Civil Defence, Dubai Chamber Of Commerce, and Dubai Land Department.

Source: Emirates News Agency