Sheikh Mohammed congratulates winners at Dubai Government Excellence Programme ceremony

Ruler of Dubai says the future is brighter and better

Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid, Vice President and Ruler of Dubai, attended the annual awards ceremony for the Dubai Government Excellence programme on Thursday.

Sheikh Mohammed congratulated all employees, officials and partners in various sectors on overcoming the challenges of the pandemic and contributing to the emirate's economic growth.

“Today, I witnessed the ceremony of the Dubai Government Excellence Programme, which we launched 24 years ago,” wrote Sheikh Mohammed on Twitter.

“It continues to play its role in improving government efficiency. I also congratulate all employees, officials and partners in all sectors.

“You have succeeded in overcoming Covid-19 and [have built] a global model in managing the crisis.

“You have succeeded in achieving a healthy economic balance for Dubai. The Dubai government continued to soar even during the crisis."

He said Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed, Crown Prince of Dubai, and Sheikh Maktoum bin Mohammed, Minister of Finance and Deputy Ruler of Dubai, were the "two wings" that helped the emirate's economy soar. "The future is better and more beautiful,” he said.

The Dubai Government Excellence Programme was launched in September 1997.

The programme awards the best performing government departments and entities by regularly reviewing their standards and methodologies.

Updated: November 18th 2021, 5:33 PM