Dubai Ruler orders further management changes at Dubai Municipality

DUBAI,— In his capacity as Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE, has ordered a number of management changes in Dubai Municipality including the promotion of four senior staff to the position of Assistant Director General, five to the position of Head of Department, and the retirement of eight others.

The move is part of the Municipality’s continuous development efforts and its aim to provide greater opportunities for the younger generation to contribute to the enhancement of various vital sectors in Dubai.

Daoud Al Hajri was promoted to the position of Assistant Director-General for engineering and planning, Khalid Al Sharif was named as Assistant Director-General for Health, Safety and Environment control, Taleb Jalfaar was promoted to Assistant Director General for environmental services and public health, and Ahmed Abdulkarim was named as Assistant Director-General for the general support sector.

In addition, Layali Al Mulla was promoted to the position of Head of Building Department, Nagib Mohammed Saleh was named as Head of Planning Department, Fahd Ahmed Al-Awadi was promoted to the position of Head of Drainage and Irrigation Department, Eman Al-Bastaki was named Head of Food Safety Department, and Abdullah Khalfan was named as interim manager for Legal Affairs Department.

The administrative changes also included the retirement of eight employees, including Khalifa Hareb, Manager of Assets Management Department, Rashad Bukhash, Executive Director of Architectural Heritage Department, Hawa Bastaki, Executive Director of Dubai Central Laboratory, Humaid Al Marri, Manager of Transportation Department, AbdulHakim Malik, Head of Geographic Information Systems department, Ismail Albanna, Head of Recreational Amenities, Khalil Hussein, Head of Department, and Mohammed Al-Nouri, Specialist.

H.H. Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid expressed his gratitude to the retiring officials for their efforts and services, and wished them the best for the future.

Source: Emirates News Agency