This award was presented to Dubai Municipality in recognition of its efforts to green the emirate. Major works, undertaken as part of this landscaping, are planting trees across the emirate, spreading green areas in order to create a beautiful appearance for the city and increase the proportion of oxygen in order to provide a healthy environment for the emirate’s residents. This has also reinforced the municipality’s efforts in curbing air pollution. The landscaping works have also helped solidify soil and reduce sand accumulation due to winds. The municipality has succeeded remarkably in this field.
Environment Safety Award – 1995
Dubai Municipality won this award being the top civic body in the Arab world in the field of environment management. Its environment policies and legislation, environment monitoring programmes, public cleanliness services, studies and researches in the field of the environment, and education and awareness programmes have contributed to its winning this coveted award. Dubai city is distinctively clean and beautiful thanks to a scientific approach towards the environment, use of the latest technology and availability of the material resources to carry out the important tasks.