Fujairah Municipality Wins the UAE Ideas Award 2020
Fujairah Municipality has achieved a remarkable achievement by winning the UAE Ideas Award in the ninth session 2020 in the category of innovation in the field of environment (green applications) through the Think Green App which organized by the Dubai Quality Group.
Where the idea of the initiative (Green applications) depends on sorting waste from the source, which is an important step in the waste management approach to consolidate the principles of sustainability and spread environmental and health awareness among various groups of society on the importance of sorting waste to improve recycling and conserve resources using smart applications.
H.E Eng. Mohamed Saif Al-Afkham expressed his happiness that the Fujairah Municipality won this award, in light of the current circumstances that the world is going through due to the Covid-19 pandemic, and he praised the efforts of the Dubai Quality Group and the development and promotion of quality practices and institutional excellence.
The Director General of Fujairah Municipality confirmed that the application has achieved tangible and clear benefits since its application until now. It has worked to increase awareness of the culture of sorting from the source among all segments of society and work to increase competitiveness between employees and beneficiaries of the initiative.
Al-Afkham said, “Innovation represents the basic core on which all our work is focused within the framework of the directives of the wise leadership to make innovation a governmental habit and a daily and cultural institutional practice, the Municipality seeks to achieve the national innovation strategy to make the UAE among the most innovative countries in the world as a whole.
Al-Afkham also thanked the work team that prepared the file for their tremendous efforts and their focus on opportunities for challenges, working on creativity, innovation and achieving aspirations, and H.E praised the pioneering achievements made by the Municipality in a number of areas, most notably the strengthening of a distinctive digital infrastructure that made the Fujairah Municipality at the forefront of the ranks in terms of proactive and readiness to continue providing services in all sectors.