Al-Qasabi establishes public administration for business development and municipal projects
H.E. The acting Minister of Municipal and Rural Affairs, Dr. Majid bin Abdullah Al Qassabi, has issued a decree to establish a new administration called "General Administration of Municipal Projects" to raise the capabilities of engineering and technical cadres in municipal sector ,and to apply the standardizing engineering procedures to improve the quality of municipal projects, through promoting projects related decisions at the level of municipalities and the general administration of municipal projects, in addition to strengthening governance processes, allocating responsibilities, reducing technical observations, reducing engineering costs, increasing the pace of implementation and speeding up hand over of high priority projects and ensuring the continuous development of work teams.
This step comes within the efforts of the Ministry and its initiatives to achieve the goals of municipal transformation, where the new administration aims to develop and organize the municipal sector system, and its projects and services at all levels, in addition to the early preparation and follow-up of the troubled projects and scheduling them, and speed up of its delivery and its budgets, with taking advantage of the best international experiences to improve municipal projects.
The Undersecretary of the Ministry of Municipal and Rural Affairs for Technical Affairs, Dr. Khalid bin Mohammed Al-Jammaz, explained that this administration will implement the urgent solutions for the delayed projects in the municipal sector and will restructure the project implementation mechanism from the planning stage until delivery of the project.
He stressed that this step comes within the framework of the Ministry's strategy to raise the efficiency and quality of projects, and to improve municipal services, to find creative solutions of the challenges facing the municipal sector, and to use the best international expertise to take advantage of successful experiences and applying them on the ground of reality.