Dubai Municipality Awards 2003

Guinness Book of Records for the Largest Flower Carpet

Dubai Municipality managed to enter the Guinness Book of Records on 12 February 2003 for producing the largest flower carpet at Al Safa Park as part of the activities during the Dubai Shopping Festival in 2003 .  The size of the carpet was 2040 Square Meters and it was composed of 65,210 plants.

Award for Engineering Distinction in Traffic Calming

The award is usually granted to the excellent engineering projects by the Consultant Engineers of South Carolina. In 2003, it was issued to Dubai Municipality's Roads Department for the preparation and implementation  of the Traffic Calming  Manual  for Dubai which increases and helps the traffic safety.

Arab Towns Organization Award - beautidul city

This Award was granted to Dubai Municipality (Second Place) in recognition of the efforts in cooperation with the competent authorities in the  Dubai - in order to beautify the city, public squares, sidewalks (nice shapes & colors) that congruent with the local environment. In addition to the establishment of the monument and the murals of cultural and heritage significance and use of agricultural plants that suit the local environment in beautifying the city and increase the green areas .

The Award of Dubai Government Excellence Programme - Excellent Employee in Field Position Category

This award was won by Eng. Mohammed AbdulRahman Mohammed (Public Parks and Horticulture Department) for his distinguished efforts and initiatives in spreading greenery throughout the emirate and maintaining it.

The Award of Dubai Government Excellence Programme - Excellent Technical Project Category

An integrated technical system, developed by the Roads Department, has won this award. The state-of-the-art system helps collect, evaluate, display and analyse data related to the roads network and it is used as a major tool in managing, planning and maintaining the road network of Dubai in line with global standards and best practices. The unique project, first of its kind in the country and region, was designed on the basis of exhaustive studies and researches so as to suit the local environment.

The Award of Dubai Government Excellence program - Best Govermental Department in E - Government catogery .

Dubai Municipality has won this award for being the most vibrant government department in carrying out electronic transactions thereby simplifying civic procedures and saving time and money for the customers.

The Award of Dubai Government Excellence Programme - Distinguished Female Employee Category

Ms. Zohoor Al Sabbagh of the Public Health Department has won this award in recognition of her constructive role in establishing a mobile clinic which facilitates medical fitness tests for expatriate employees. She has also introduced a digital x-ray unit in the DM clinic which is now aiming to become a filmless x-ray unit. The e-Clinic concept, initiated by Ms. Zohoor, linking the DM clinic with thd Dubai Naturalisation and Residency Department, has done away with most paper works and reduced customers’ number of visits to the clinic. Palm-tops were introduced for carrying out inspections in health establishments. As Head of the Clinic and Community Health Section, she also introduced  several new medical check-ups that resulted in containing communicable diseases.