Dubai: Dubai Municipality has won six awards in various categories of the 2018 Ideas America awards, which specializes in the field of proposals, it was announced.
The municipality won the Golden Award in the Sustainable idea category of 2018 at the American Ideas Conference for the proposal on the landfill project of its waste management department.
Meanwhile, the municipality’s public health services department received the silver award for the salmonella testing idea in the Safety category, the Dubai Central Laboratory (DCL) bagged the Bronze Award on its idea of AnborM device.
The DCL also won a certificate of appreciation and recognition for the idea of Scratch Tester in the Safety category, while the environment department won two certificates of appreciation and recognition for its monitoring system and for the Dubai coastal system.
Dawood Al Hajiri, director-general of Dubai Municipality, on Thursday honoured the award winning departments. He praised the continuous outstanding efforts of the municipality employees towards achieving success in various fields, which reflected the richness of the municipality sectors with elements of innovation and excellence.
Al Hajiri also commended the efforts to enhance the municipality’s position in various fields and the constant commitment to do the best to implement the government’s directives towards excellence and leadership and also stressed the municipality’s continuous support for the creative ideas of its employees.