Dubai Ruler terminates nine Municipality officials
The assistant director-general for engineering and planning and the buildings department director are among the departing senior management team members
Up to nine Dubai Municipality officials will retire following an overhaul of the organisation's management team.
Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, has immediate changes to the municipal body's management, which include the termination of nine members of the Municipality's senior management team.
Sheikh Mohammed's orders came as part of a move to "infuse new blood into Dubai Municipality", Dubai Media Office reported.
Among the officials to whom the order extends include Eng Abdullah Mohammed Rafi, assistant director-general for engineering and planning, and Eng Khalid Mohammed Saleh Al Mulla, director of the buildings department.
Also part of the departing team are Abdul Qadir Al Jasmi, executive director for the legal affairs department; Essa Al Maidoor, deputy director-general; Mohammed Abdul Karim Julfar, assistant director-general for corporate support; Khalid Ali Ahmed bin Zayed Al Falasi, assistant director-general for communication and community; Eng Salah Amiri, assistant director-general for environment and public health services; Eng Salem bin Musmar, assistant director-general for environment, health and safety control; and, Eng Obaid Salem Al Shamsi, assistant director-general for public support.
"Sheikh Mohammed thanked the nine retired executives for their efforts during their respective tenures and wished them a successful future," state agency WAM reported.