Ministry of Labour showcases inspections concept vehicle

DUBAI, 23rd November, 2015 (WAM) — The Ministry of Labour on Monday revealed a future inspections concept vehicle to mark Innovation Week, as per the directives of President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan to declare 2015 as year of innovation, and after Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, launched a government initiative to support and fund innovative ideas, aimed at contributing to achieve the 2021 Vision.
Noura Mohammed Almarzouqi, Director of the Strategic Planning and Performance Management Department, said, “We witness today the ministry’s encouragement to its employees to develop and launch innovative ideas and support and embrace all the innovative initiatives that will contribute to efforts that shift the labour market to a knowledge-based economy.”
She explained the Ministry of Labour’s commitment to providing a stimulating environment to generate ideas and innovations submitted by both staff and customers to implement the ministry’s strategic innovation plans. “The car is one of many innovative ideas presented by one of our talented staff who was guided and supported by Saqr Ghobash, the Minister of Labour.”
Khaled Alsaeedi, Head Of Infrastructure, MoL IT Department, vehicle supervisor and designer, said, “The vehicle depends on many operational mechanisms of integrated intelligent systems interconnected with each other, in addition to the exterior appearance which reflects the Ministry of Labour’s corporate identity, the car has been designed to highlight a futuristic impression of a smart vehicle.”
The concept inspection vehicle is now subject to a testing and revision phase to ensure the effectiveness of its performance before being officially launched. The car is even equipped with a Smart Drone which can be deployed by the inspectors to monitor and record any labour activities on site.
The future inspections vehicle is being showcased at the Ministry of Labour headquarters in Dubai throughout Innovation Week.