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Winners of the Middle East Municipalities Excellence Awards felicitated

Event held in conjunction with the 4th GCC Municipalities and Smart Cities Conference

| | Sep 25, 2014 | 10:41 pm
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Event held in conjunction with the 4th GCC Municipalities and Smart Cities Conference

The Middle East Excellence Awards Institute has announced honouring the winners of the Middle East Municipalities Excellence Award on September 25 at the Burj Al Arab Hotel.

The ceremony attended by regional and global dignitaries was held in conjunction with the 4th GCC Municipalities and Smart Cities Conference, the announcement added.

The awards honour exceptional municipalities and its officials who have brought recognition to their respective constituency, community and country through their achievements, the Institute elaborated.

The chief guest of the event, Sayed Agha, UN Resident Coordinator and UNDP Representative, in his keynote address reportedly stressed the emerging role of technologies and municipalities in developing a globally competitive region and discussed the role of smart cities in this era.

The awards, he added, focused and scrutinised the path-breaking achievements and paradigm shift of the region towards smart infrastructure.

The Middle East Excellence Awards Institute shared the following list of winners of the 2014 Middle East Municipalities Excellence Awards:

  • Middle East Urban Development Planning Excellence Award: Ministry of Municipal and Rural Affairs, Saudi Arabia
  • Middle East Public Facilities Management Excellence Award: Dubai Municipality
  • Middle East Utilities Usage and Management Excellence Award: Dubai Electricity and Water Authority – DEWA
  • Middle East New Urban and New Housing Project Excellence Award: Abu Dhabi Municipality
  • Middle East Culture and Heritage Preservation Excellence Award: Saudi Commission for Tourism and Antiquities
  • Middle East Infrastructure Development Excellence Award: Alriyadh Municipality
  • Middle East e-Municipality Excellence Award: Dubai Municipality
  • Middle East Infrastructure Asset Management Excellence Award: Njoom Alslam Real Estate Investment and Development, Saudi Arabia
  • Middle East Institutional Performance Excellence Award: Municipality of Taif City, Saudi Arabia
  • Middle East Environment and Natural Resource Protection Excellence Award: Abu Dhabi Municipality
  • Middle East Green Environment Development Excellence Award: Al Ain Municipality
  • Middle East Waste Management and Recycling Excellence Award: Tadweer, The Center of Waste Management, Abu Dhabi
  • Middle East Food Safety Excellence Award: Abu Dhabi Food Control Authority
  • Middle East Municipalities Knowledge Management Development Excellence Award: Dubai Central Laborator

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