State-owned utility service provider, Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has recognized 41 of its suppliers in a virtual ceremony for their commitment to its highest standards.
The suppliers were honored in the Strategic, Principal, and Main supplier categories, along with suppliers who are members of the Mohammed Bin Rashid Establishment for Small and Medium Enterprises (Dubai SME), and suppliers, who met DEWA’s requirements for including and empowering People of Determination.
DEWA’s MD & CEO, Mr. Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer stated that the company actively recognizes its partner suppliers efforts to comply with supply terms and offer products and services in compliance with DEWA’s finest global specifications and quality standards. Their efforts are crucial in many of DEWA’s successes and accomplishments, ensuring the company’s place among the world’s premier utilities.
“His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai once said that the private sector plays a vital role in reinforcing development and helping build prosperous societies.” Public-private partnerships have always been important for the development of Dubai, which has consolidated its position as a successful model that provides a favorable and supportive environment for investments. At DEWA, we work towards this vision, and the directives and follow-up of H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of the Executive Council of Dubai, to support businesses within a stimulating environment that provides promising opportunities for everyone.”
“In line with the directives of the wise leadership that launched the ‘Projects of the 50’ to increase public-private partnerships and provide promising investment opportunities, and in line with the objectives of the ‘Fifty Charter’ and the ‘Eight Principles of Dubai’ and other relevant government strategies and plans, we continue to work on enabling the business environment and use all our resources to encourage investment opportunities,” commented Mr. Al Tayer.
Dr. Yousef Al Akraf, Executive Vice President of Business Support and Human Resources at DEWA noted that “DEWA is committed to enhancing communications with its suppliers, and recognize the outstanding ones in recognition to their adherence to DEWA’s standards and specifications. As per the comprehensive annual evaluation conducted by DEWA, criteria include compliance with specifications and adherence to time and quantity.”
According to the statement, the suppliers were grateful to DEWA for their awards. “They said that DEWA offers suppliers a variety of opportunities while maintaining the greatest levels of honesty and openness and it communicates with them regularly to ensure that their demands are met,” Dr. Al Akraf added.