Sheikh Hamdan restructures Dubai Municipality to create economic opportunities of Dh10bn – The National

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  • Date: 31-Jul-2022
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Sheikh Hamdan restructures Dubai Municipality to create economic opportunities of Dh10bn – The National

Dubai Municipality has been restructured to create economic opportunities worth Dh10 billion, it was announced on Sunday.

Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed, Crown Prince of Dubai, approved the restructuring, which includes the launch of four new institutions.

These include organisations that are dedicated to the environment, facilities management, building licensing and waste management.

The approval was issued during the latest Executive Council meeting.

“The current cadres of Dubai Municipality are appreciated, thanked and trusted, and we rely on them to contribute to change within the new institutions,” Sheikh Hamdan said.



“We expect major transformations in the organisation of construction, in the management of environmental affairs and in the services of parks and neighbourhoods for citizens.”

The restructuring will also help reduce costs by Dh8 billion.

Sheikh Maktoum bin Mohammed, Deputy Ruler of Dubai and Minister of Finance, said that the municipality provides 60 per cent of the city's services and represents the “social, economic and service nerve of Dubai”.

“Dubai Municipality has been assigned new and strategic tasks, and has been restructured to achieve financial sustainability and quality of services and to be an exemplary entity that contributes to building the future of Dubai in a renewed way,” he said.

The executive directors of the four institutions were also