(MENAFN Editorial) In line with the vision and under the directive of H.H. Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, the Dubai Government Excellence Program (DGEP), the Secretariat General of the Dubai Executive Council is holding the 'Government of Dubai's Achievements' exhibition under the theme "Local Government and Global Achievements" from April 8 to 10, 2014, at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre
The show, to be held in coordination with Ministry of Economy, coincides with the 4th edition of the Annual Investment Meeting (AIM 2014), the leading regional event, which this year focuses on promoting Foreign Direct Investments (FDIs) and effective ways to attract investors to various economy sectors in the UAE and the Gulf region
The world's one-of-kind exhibition is a pioneering government initiative that has attracted participation of Dubai government departments and institutions to showcase their achievements, practical initiatives, development projects and services. This exhibition is in line with the implementation of UAE Vision 2021 with regards to excellence at the international level
The Government of Dubai's Achievements Exhibition is sponsored by the Dubai Municipality and Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA), where several other government departments in Dubai will participate in it including the Dubai Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (DTCM), Dubai Naturalization and Residency Department (DNRD), Dubai Police, Dubai Courts, Dubai Public Prosecution (DPP), as well as Roads & Transport Authority (RTA), Dubai Economic Council (DEC), International City for Humanitarian Services, and the Mohammed Bin Rashid Housing Establishment
Abdullah Al Shibani, Secretary-General of the Dubai Executive Council, and chairman of Dubai Government Excellence Programme (DGEP) said: "The Government of Dubai's Achievements Exhibition is organised in line with the vision of H.H. Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai offering an ideal platform for government bodies to collaborate and share expertise by displaying their emerging projects, initiatives and customer services.
"The aim of this exhibition is to highlight the strides made by the Government of Dubai in all sectors to provide better life to the community. We are proud to say this exhibition will successfully showcase to the local and international community the achievements of Dubai government departments and strengthen the partnership between government agencies as well as create new development opportunities performance upgrade. It will also encourage adoption of best practices at both institutional and individual levels as well as achieving the institutional knowledge management at the level of Dubai government," Al Shibani added.
Ahmed Nuseirat, Coordinator General, Dubai Government Excellence Programme (DGEP) added: "We at DGEP seek to upgrade the performance of the government departments by raising awareness of a culture of excellence, innovation and quality, while at the same time introducing best management practices and ensuring that proven work processes are adopted in the government sector.
Nuseirat added that this show will help accelerate the implementation of strategic plans of Dubai in the run-up to Expo 2020, as the success of Expo is linked to collaboration of government departments and high levels of innovation in providing government services upgrading infrastructure and ensuring sustainable development.
Dawood Al Shezawi, CEO, Strategic Marketing & Exhibitions, organizers of the show, said: "The Government of Dubai's Achievements Exhibition, that will be held in coordination with Ministry of Economy as part of the 4th AIM, represents an important opportunity to show the achievements of Government of Dubai and spotlighting its key services. It is also an ideal meeting point to connect with customers and strengthen the lead position of Dubai. Moreover, many topics will be discussed on the sidelines of the exhibition such as new dynamic government approach to public services.
This is the second edition of the event. The inaugural edition held in 2012 was inaugurated by HH Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of Dubai Executive Council.