Mohammed bin Rashid meets Government Excellence Programmes team

Dubai, 4 Aug. 2013 (WAM) – Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum received representatives of UAE Government Excellence Programmes at Za’abeel Palace in presence of Dubai Deputy Ruler Sheikh H.H. Maktoum bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum.

Sheikh Mohammed welcomes the team members who kept working hard at both federal and local levels to help position the UAE in the lead.

“We in the UAE share one direction, one vision and one goal. We all work for the interest of our country,” Sheikh Mohammed said.

Addressing over 100 man and women representing 43 federal and local departments from Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Ajman and Ras al-Khaimah, Sheikh Mohammed said: “You are the unsung heroes who made an effort to serve our country in the best way. I am proud of you and thank you from me and from my brother the President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan.” Sheikh Mohammed urged the team members to always seek excellence in their performance, drawing from the Hadith (saying) of Prophet Mohammed (PBUH): “Allah loves that whenever any of you does something, he should excel in it.” He also called on young Emiratis to embrace positive energy as a key for innovation and creativeness.

“Excellence has become an approach and a way of life for us to realise the UAE Vision 2021.” Sheikh Mohammed also underlined the importance of Emirates Excellence Council and its role in supporting mission of the excellence teams.

Present were H.H. Sheikh Majed bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Chairman of Dubai Culture and Arts Authority, H.H. Sheikh Mansour bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Mohammed bin Abdullah Al Gargawi, Minister for Cabinet Affairs and a number of officials.

Sheikh Mohammed hosted an Iftar in honour of the the excellence team members.

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