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Sheikh Hamdan approves restructuring of Dubai Municipality

 

The new structure will include agencies for environment, facilities management, building permits, and waste management

 

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August 1, 2022
 
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Sheikh Hamdan approves restructuring of Dubai Municipality
 

H H Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and First Deputy Chairman of the Dubai Council, has approved the new organisational structure of Dubai Municipality. 

The new structure will include four new agencies for environment, facilities management, building permits and waste management.

H H Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum stated, "In line with His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum’s directives issued at the Dubai Council meeting, we have approved Dubai Municipality’s new structure. Featuring 4 new agencies, the restructuring facilitates enhanced governance, privatize eight main activities and AED10bn worth of new opportunities."
 
"Dubai Municipality’s new organizational structure includes agencies for environment, facilities management, building permits and waste management. Our goal is to build new productive partnerships, enhance financial sustainability, and develop services that raise the quality of life in Dubai. Dubai Municipality’s new agencies will develop a fresh set of plans that will further contribute to realising His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum’s vision for excellence. We have full confidence that the new sectors’ CEOs at Dubai Municipality will drive innovation and achieve Dubai’s ambitious goals. We have the highest trust in Dubai Municipality team’s capabilities. With the enhanced efficiencies created by the new agencies, the team will develop exceptional new services for the people of Dubai. As His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum has said our determination and hard work will shape a brighter future," he added.

The new restructuring plan of Dubai Municipality seeks to transform itself into an organisation with a private sector mindset that provides globally-benchmarked services, while keeping pace with the latest developments in sustainable development, environmental preservation, combating climate change and the circular economy. The plan also seeks to promote productive partnerships with the private sector and create new business opportunities worth AED10 billion per year.

The restructuring plan also aims to reduce operational costs by 10 percent, and improve the quality of services by 20 percent, in addition to maximising the economic, tourism and commercial potential of the Municipality's public assets.