Mohammed bin Rashid issues executive directors law of Dubai Government

DUBAI, 14th February, 2015 (WAM) — Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, has issued the human resources law for executive directors of Dubai Government in accordance with law No. 2 of 2015.

This law constitutes an organisational framework to regulate work relations between the executive directors at public agencies and departments with their deputies and assistant directors general.

The law includes powers and mechanisms that will help the executive directors at the Government of Dubai’s departments, as well as the rules of functional categories and financial allocations for the executive directors and mechanisms for evaluating their performance, rehabilitation and development. The law also includes the provisions governing the transfer and secondment of executive directors. There are also a set of general regulatory provisions. The law is effective from the first of January, 2015.

Mohammed Ibrahim Al Shaibani, Director-General of the Court of Ruler of Dubai, said in a statement that the issuance of the human resources law for executive directors of Dubai Government “comes as complementary to the legislative system of human resources of the Dubai government and Human Resources Management Act for directors general, and before it the human resources staff management law for the Government of Dubai employees.” He added that the move comes in line with the vision of Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, to consolidate the institutional spirit and regulatory coherence of the government sector’s structure based on modernisation, sustainable competitiveness and efficiency in a changing world, driven by technology, creativity and innovation.

On her part, Amal Mohammed bin Udai, Director General of Dubai Government Human Resources Department, said the issuance of the law “provides a legislative and regulatory philosophy, which supports the Government of Dubai in the development of government leaders and promotion of the public sector’s ability to attract talented and leading competent cadres, and how to retain them.