H.H. Sheikh Hamdan meets top officials to review Dubai's achievements

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His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of The Executive Council, met with the heads of various Dubai Government entities and senior officials on Tuesday.

The meeting at Za’abeel Majlis is part of Sheikh Hamdan's routine engagements with officials from various sectors to stay informed about their latest progress in achieving Dubai’s strategic objectives.

His Highness commended the progress achieved in the field of government work, emphasising that success and excellence provide further incentives for striving for improvement.

He added that the emirate’s government system aims to deliver the highest efficiency, speed and quality in providing services.

"The Dubai Economic Agenda D33, the Dubai Social Agenda 33 and the Dubai 2040 Urban Master Plan are strategies designed to ensure the best quality of life for citizens and residents," said Sheikh Hamdan.

During the meeting, Sheikh Hamdan reviewed the achievements of Dubai's Permanent Committee of Labour Affairs and stressed that the government is committed to setting the highest global benchmarks for labour welfare.

In 2023, the Committee organised 6,300 awareness sessions for delivery workers in Dubai, focusing on the importance of adhering to traffic laws.

It also hosted 86 events to engage 154,000 workers in various sports, social and recreational activities.

Major General Obaid Muhair bin Suroor, Chairman of the Committee, said that they conducted 33 inspection campaigns to monitor living standards in labour accommodations in collaboration with relevant authorities. The Committee also distributed 87,000 meals across labour camps.

Bin Suroor also spoke about the Taqdeer Award, launched in 2016 to recognise companies and individuals that provide the best care and working environment for their workers.

He said the number of firms participating in the Award, which is preparing to launch its 6th edition in November, has seen significant growth, rising from 236 in its inaugural edition to over 3,000 in its latest edition.

Sheikh Hamdan also met with the winners of the Dubai Government Customer Happiness Index 2023 and Dubai Government Employee Happiness Index 2023 and expressed appreciation for their efforts.

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