This was stated by
He said that
"The Municipality studies the views of members of the community about its services and develops plans based on their views and needs. It always evaluates the initiatives aimed at different segments to make sure it is benefited by all. Such initiatives do not often relate to the tasks and key services provided by the Municipality, but will vary with different community services," said Badri.
He also explained that the social responsibility of the Municipality comes within its priorities of work as the Municipality is a key organization, which has the potential to qualify for leadership in this area, whether human or technical or financial.
Badri said that the Municipality participates in creating innovative and effective initiatives and services to meet the economic, social and environmental challenges, to help the Municipality in its continued commitment to ethical behaviour, to contribute towards development through initiatives that help raise the standard of living, consolidation of national identity, to provide a suitable working environment and to participate in the development of the society as a whole.
"The decision of the Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum establishing the Dubai Appreciation Award for Social Service will contribute in motivating individuals and public and private establishments to offer more community-based initiatives, and increase the cohesion among the nationals and expatriates, as it would push us towards greater attention to activities, initiatives and programmes that serve the interests of the community and the overall development process in the country," he said.