Tuesday, December 20, 2011

Sheikh Hamdan visits DM pavilion in first Dubai Government Achievements Expo 2011

His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Executive
Council Chairman visited Dubai Municipality pavilion in Dubai Government Achievements Expo 2011,
organized by the Government of Dubai for the first time under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh
Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai.
The two-day exhibition at the exhibition hall of Dubai World Trade Centre with the participation of
25 government departments and institutions is aimed at maintaining the culture of excellence and its
Eng. Hussain Nassir Lootah, Director General of DM said Municipality's participation comes within its
keenness on highlighting the achievements, and service excellence levels achieved in the Emirate of Dubai.
The presentation of the achievements and services to various segments of society contributes in raising the
level of awareness regarding the availability of these services and directing them to the optimal methods to
utilize them, which contributes to the success of various relevant projects and programs for the community.
He stressed that the standards of excellence demanded institutions to strengthen communication channels
with different categories of customers and community as well as to publicize its services and operations and
train on how to use them.
Lootah briefed the Prince most outstanding achievements of Municipality displayed at the pavilion such
as Gas-powered Car, a project to preserve the environment to reduce pollution in the air, and Olympic
Swimming Pool Model, an architectural contribution to the urban landscape of the Emirate of Dubai,
designed to conform with the requirements of the International Swimming Union.
The pavilion also includes model of vegetables and fruits market located in Al Aweer Street a modern
integrated market with all facilities and equipments as a substitute for the market in Hamriyah, aiming to
reduce the traffic jams in Hamriyah market and the rush of trucks considering the rapid growth of Dubai.
Municipality's achievements in the field of Green Buildings, activities of Computer Rehabilitation
Department in addition to the achievements in forestry, agriculture, laboratory tests, jewellery, toys, and
food control are also exhibited.
Moreover, Municipality pavilion showcased the government achievements as well as posters of the projects
implemented by municipality such as Dubai Courts, Hatta Border Port, Al Faheedi Market, Naif Market, First
Aid Building, Qusais Garden Pond 3, Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Complex and
Green Roofs.

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