Dubai Municipality will undertake maintenance work worth $21m (AED76m) during 2018.

Eng. Jabir Ahmed Al Ali, director of general maintenance department at Dubai Municipality said that the department is currently implementing a number of development projects within municipality’s buildings and facilities including a few other government building facilities in accordance with the budget approved for the current year.

He stressed on the authority’s keenness to implement the latest global technical specifications, in which all sustainability standards are adhered to. 

Al Ali said: “The most important of these projects is the refurbishments of a number of public schools in Dubai, maintenance of a number of major sports clubs in the emirate, renovation of several Sheikh Rashid mosques in Kalba and the eastern region, as well as setting up facilities in the service centers and offices for the People of Determination, and the rationalisation of energy in the service centers and offices using the latest smart systems.”

“In addition to that the Department has also taken up a number of projects that contribute to maintaining the aesthetic appearance and creating a comfortable working environment for Municipality employees in order to achieve the requirements of happiness to them, and a number of projects that contribute to achieve the requirements of public safety and safety,” said Al Ali.

He added that the General Maintenance Department has put together an action plan which includes work timelines, with a few jobs nearing completion that begun towards the end of 2017.