​Ms. Shaikha Nasser Alqattan, an employee in the Government of Dubai Legal Affairs Department, has been awarded the DGEP Accolade for the "Distinguished New Employee".


His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, honoured the winning employee during the awarding ceremony of the 20th edition of the Dubai Government Excellence Programme of the Executive Council of the Emirate of Dubai.

Ms. Alqattan won this award thanks to her outstanding efforts and relentless work within the Department, which ensured she secured first place and obtained the DGEP Accolade.

On this occasion, His Excellency Dr. Lowai Mohamed Belhoul, Director General of the Government of Dubai Legal Affairs Department, expressed his heartfelt delight with this impressive award, which he described as an achievement for the Department as well as a good incentive to  all the employees of the Department to develop themselves and give their best in the  performance of their job.

Dr. Belhoul re-affirmed that job excellence has become a strategic approach in government work since the visionary leadership created an environment that promotes creativity and develops UAE national talent in various government entities and departments. This paves the way for enabling their contributions and recognizing their achievements in diverse  fields.

Dr. Belhoul expressed his hope to see more achievements by the employees of the Department. "The Dubai Government Excellence Programme is a platform for all employees of government departments and entities in the emirate of Dubai to adopt a culture of excellence and innovation as a life style", he added. 

For her part, Ms. Alqattan said that this award came as a result of the encouraging work environment, the spirit of team work adopted by the Department and, the  Department's efforts that helped her become shortlisted for the finals and obtain  the DGEP Accolade for "Distinguished New Employee".

Ms. Alqattan added that excellence is a lifestyle and a starting point towards many achievements. She expressed her happiness and extended gratitude to the insightful leadership for awarding her this Accolade. On a similar note, she stated that this celebration reflects the leadership's desire to support and encourage citizens to create and innovate in all fields of work.