Sheikh Hamdan approves new sectors and departments for Dubai Municipality

Under the new structure, Dubai Municipality will consist of two main sectors, the Planning and Governance Sector, and the Institutional Support Services Sector, in addition to four new entities that will operate under the supervision and management of the municipality.

The new entities include the Public Utilities Establishment, the Environment, Health, and Safety Establishment, the Building Regulation and Licensing Establishment, and the Waste and Sanitation Establishment.

Under the new structure, eight major public activities will be carried out in partnership with the private sector to provide innovative services and enable the municipality to provide more than 60% of all city services.

These include irrigation services, city beautification and agriculture, veterinary services and slaughterhouses, waste management, market management, management of public parks and recreational facilities, management water treatment plants and the management of technical laboratories.

The new organizational structure aims to maximize the economic, tourism and commercial impact of the municipality‘s public goods, creating economic opportunities worth 10 billion dirhams, establishing a new phase of development and providing innovative services .

It also aims to improve financial sustainability and governance by reducing operating costs by 10% while increasing service quality and resident happiness by 20%.

The largest restructuring of the municipality also includes new departments that have been created for the first time in the history of municipal work to increase productivity and efficiency as well as to guarantee the best results.

These include the Food Safety Department, the Digital Transformation Department, the Urban Planning and Quality of Life Department, the Business Risk and Business Continuity Department, the Happiness Department customers, the city beautification and public projects department, the public beaches and water canals department. , Department of Environmental Sustainability and Department of Waste Strategy and Projects.

These departments will deal with emerging and priority issues caused by the rapid changes and developments taking place in the world.

Sheikh Hamdan also issued a number of decisions appointing Nasser Hamad Khalifa Boushehab as Executive Director of Dubai Municipality Planning and Governance Sector and Wissam Al Abbas Hussain Lootah as Executive Director of Dubai Municipality Services Sector. Dubai Municipality business support.

This is in addition to the appointment of Badr Ahmed Hassan Anwahi as Executive Director of the Utilities Establishment, Mariam Obaid Humaid Al Muhairi as Acting Executive Director of the Construction Licensing and Regulatory Establishment , Alia Abdul Rahim Abdullah Al Harmoudi as Acting Executive Director of Environment. , Health and Safety Establishment and Adel Mohammad Tayeb Al Marzouqi as Acting Executive Director of Waste and Sanitation Establishment.