His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, chaired a meeting at the Dubai Executive Council's headquarters at Emirates Towers today.
Present at the meeting were Dubai Crown Prince and Chairman of Dubai Executive Council Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Dubai Deputy Ruler and First Deputy Chairman of the Dubai Executive Council Sheikh Maktoum bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Chairman of Dubai Civil Aviation and Chief Executive of Emirates Group also second Deputy Chairman of the Dubai Executive Council Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Director of Dubai Ruler's Court Mohammed Ibrahim Al Shibani, Dubai Executive Council General Secretary Abdullah Al Shibani, Dubai Municipality Director General Hussein Nasser Lootah, Director General of Government of Dubai Media Office Ahmed Abdullah Al Sheikh and Dubai Director of Protocol and Hospitality Khalifa Saeed Suleiman.
During the meeting, Sheikh Mohammed viewed briefs of the educational strategy in Dubai, "Dubai the Model Centre", "Dubai the international Islamic Centre for Halal certificates", and "Dubai Government Excellence Programme." Dubai Executive Council General Secretary Abdullah Al Shibani demonstrated the main features of the Dubai educational strategy. He also underscored the main challenges in the education sector.
Sheikh Mohammed also viewed "Dubai the Model Centre" document that includes several sectors, including government services sector for which 75% of the Dubai government's budget is allocated, to improve government services. "Dubai the Model Centre" document classifies the main services in 12 government bodies.
The meeting also discussed the document related to "Dubai the International Islamic Centre for Halal certificates". This document includes the idea of the centre and its objectives, including guaranteeing and providing assessment services and issue halal certificates in accordance with Islamic regulations and laws.
The meeting also reviewed a special document related to the Dubai Government Excellence Programme which mainly aims to develop government sector and encourage competition, cooperation, innovation, excellence and quality.
Sheikh Mohammed commended the efforts of the Dubai Executive Council under the chairmanship of Dubai Crown Prince Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum. He also praised all affiliating committees and work teams, emphasizing the importance of developing ways of cooperation and coordination between the Dubai Executive Council and all concerned government and private departments and bodies in Dubai to achieve number one in all sectors, especially the services one.
Dubai Ruler also praised the positive steps, studies and programmes being prepared by the council to serve citizens and residents of the country and to bring about benefit to our national economy as well as to enhance the country's reputation regionally and internationally.