UAE wins special UN award for its role in govt modernisation

UAE wins special UN award for its role in govt modernisation

The United Nations, on Monday, honoured the government of UAE with a special award in recognition of its role in government modernisation.

Mohammad Abdullah Al Gergawi, the Minister of Cabinet Affairs accepted the award from Catherine Pollard, under-secretary-general for management strategy, policy and compliance, UN, at the 18th edition of the United Nations Public Service Awards (UNPSA) on December 13.

The UNPSA is most prestigious global award in the field of public service.

Al Gergawi, said the award reflects UAE’s exceptional achievements in developing an agile government model based on designing proactive services, promoting efficiency and enhancing competitiveness.

The Minister said,

“We take pride in our exceptional leadership that has rendered the UAE a global model for government development, an international reference for shaping future governments, and a hub for developing best government practices and enhancing efficiency and quality performance,”

Pollard said,

“The special award reflects the UN’s appreciation of the UAE government’s efforts, initiatives, and unique work model.”

“The UAE has developed an exceptional government work model."

Al Gergawi also said that the UAE government is keen to promote fruitful cooperation with the UN.

News Source: Khaleej Times

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