DEWA bags 5 accolades at Dubai Government Excellence Awards 2021

By Shilpa Annie Joseph, Official Reporter
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UAE’s state-owned utility service provider Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has received five prestigious awards at the Dubai Government Excellence Awards 2021.

His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, has honored DEWA with accolades.

The most prominent award is the Elite Award, which is awarded to government entities that score 600 points or more. “Other awards include the Best Entity in the Emiratization Field, Dubai Medal for Specialized Employee, Dubai Medal for Young Employee, and special recognition for the Unknown Soldier,” according to the statement.

Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer
Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer

“We are guided by the vision and directives of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, to continue the journey to excellence in all areas and across all levels. DEWA’s winning of 5 awards in Dubai Government Excellence Awards, including the Elite Award, confirms that we are on the right path to fulfilling the vision of our wise leadership. We consider excellence as our main pillar to achieve our vision to be a globally leading sustainable innovative corporation. At DEWA, excellence is a daily work program that we implement according to specific strategies and plans. We have institutionalized a culture of excellence based on total quality management and sustainable excellence standards to achieve the happiness of customers and society as a whole.”

Mr. Al Tayer also commended the Dubai Government Excellence Program (DGEP), confirming that it has stimulated positive and constructive competition among government organizations, which has contributed to improving their performance and encouraging them to adopt excellence and creativity to develop government work in Dubai to the highest global standards.

Further, Mr. Al Tayer complimented DEWA’s staff for their efforts, which helped the company win numerous renowned local and international honors.

Mr. Waleed bin Salman, DEWA’s Executive Vice President of Business Development and Excellence, stated that winning five honors at the DGEP Awards 2021 demonstrates DEWA’s global leadership in several areas of excellence. DEWA has become a benchmark for developing and implementing the highest standards and practices of excellence in all its activities and operations.

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