Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, accompanied by H. H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai, today honoured winners of the 16 cycle of Dubai Government Excellence Programme (DGEP).
The grand award-giving ceremony at the Dubai World Trade Centre was also attended by H.H. Sheikh Maktoum bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai, H.H. Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chairman of Dubai Aviation Authority and Chairman of Emirates Group, and a number of heads of Dubai government departments.
Sheikh Mohammed honoured Khalifa Saeed Salman, Director General of Department of Protocol and Guesthouse, in recognition of advancing government performance.
Sheikh Hamdan praised Khalifa as ''known soldier'' for his continuous dedication and devotion.
The Dubai Government Excellence Programme Award recognises and rewards exceptional government employees, departments and initiatives.