DUBAI: The Dubai Customs has become the world’s first entity to secure Ideas UK Award. The award has been given to appreciate Dubai Customs commitment towards a cultured and innovative environment and to keep up the creativity and unity between staff. Dubai Customs now comes at the world’s top innovative and creative realms.
Dubai Customs also secured the platinum level accreditation for implementing suggestions system . DC is the first government department of its kind to earn such accreditation worldwide for the fifth consecutive year, with a full score for two successive years.
Dubai Customs was awarded the “Grand Idea of the Year” award for its recent famous invention, Al-Kashif Vehicle – the first of its kind innovation in the Middle East and the whole world. The Al-Kashif idea has been adopted in many countries worldwide.
Introduced 72 years ago by Ideas UK, the “Grand Idea of the Year” trophy is the world’s first-rate acknowledgment in the area of innovations and suggestions. It is annually presented to the best organization worldwide in the field.
The awarding ceremony was held by Ideas UK Association and brought together several government and private organizations from around the globe, including 9 public and private institutions representing the UAE.
H.E. Ahmed Mahboob Musabih, Director of Dubai Customs , said: “The prestigious global award received by Dubai Customs from Ideas UK is an expression our commitment to nurturing solid culture of innovation and creativity among our employees, so as to keep pace with the vision and aspirations of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, UAE Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, which drive us to ensure that ‘Innovation is a daily government practice and a firm corporate culture’ by meeting the goal set by His Highness in turning generation of ideas into an organizational process within all governmental departments.”