Dubai Municipality Awards 1998

The Award of Dubai Government Excellence Programme - Excellent Government Employee  Category

This was won by Engineer Rashad Mohammed Bukhash, Head of the Historical Building Section of the municipality, for his dedicated efforts in restoring the architectural heritage of Dubai, ever since he was assigned with the task. He has also participated in several local and international exhibitions which showcased Dubai Municipality's efforts in this field as per directives of this country.

The Award of Dubai Government Excellence Programme - Excellent Government Department Category

This award was won by Dubai Municipality for playing an important and active role in serving the society and the environment as a local government department. The planning and executive policies, adopted by the Municipality in developing the emirate and preserving its heritage striking a harmony between the past and the present, as well as its progressive plans to put together a world-class city in cooperation with various local government departments and organisations, were also considered by the programme in choosing the Municipality for the award.

Architectural Heritage Award – 1998

This award was won by Dubai Municipality for playing an important and active role in serving the society and the environment as a local government department. The planning and executive policies, adopted by the Municipality in developing the emirate and preserving its heritage striking a harmony between the past and the present, as well as its progressive plans to put together a world-class city in cooperation with various local government departments and organizations, were also considered by the Programme in choosing the Municipality for the award.

Environment Awareness Award – 1998

This award was won by Dubai Municipality for its role in spreading environment and health awareness in the emirate of Dubai as well as its strategies to observe various environment events such as the World Environment Day, Clean Up the World, National Environment Day, and Tree Plantation Day. The promotional campaigns undertaken by Dubai Municipality using all kinds of communication media, its attention to the land and sea reserves, implementation of necessary administrative steps to protect them, and studies and researches aimed at preserving the bio-diversity have also been considered by the award committee.