The UAE will host Expo 2020!
  • Arabic
Supported by the UAE National Media Council
We are in the process of developing and improving our website, and we invite you to participate in our brief survey to measure the level of your satisfaction
Satisfaction Survey For UAE Interact Website
رغبة منا بالتعرف على مستوى رضاكم عن موقعنا وبهدف تطويره وتحسينه، فقد قمنا بتصميم استبيان سريع لقياس مدى الرضا عن موقع دولة الإمارات العربية المتحدة روعي في تصميم الاستبيان أن يكون قصيرا وسريعا كي لا نطيل عليكم، وعليه نرجو منكم التكرم باستكماله عن طريق الرابط التالي
استبيان رضا المتعاملين عن موقع دولة الإمارات العربية المتحدة

Abu Dhabi's Western Region Municipality established

posted on 14/05/2006: 3250 views


President H.H. Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan has issued a law, in his capacity as Ruler of Abu Dhabi, to establish the Western Region Municipality and a Municipal Council. The Western Region Municipality shall be an autonomous body and shall be based in Medinat Zayed.



The law provides for transferring all property and assets previously allocated to the Western Region by the Abu Dhabi Department of Municipalities and Agriculture (DMA) to the newly-created entity according to a transition plan. The plan shall be completed in three months.



According to the law, the Municipality shall be run by an efficient management team which shall be tasked with creating divisions and sections as per the organisational structure approved by the Municipality's Director General.



The team's main role will be cantered on providing municipal services to the residents and implementation of the Municipal Council's resolutions. The Western Region shall have a 16-member Municipal Council including Chairman and Deputy Chairman. They shall be appointed through a resolution by the Executive

Council.



The Municipal Council shall serve for a two-year term. At least six of the appointed members must be residents of Medinat Zayed, Al Mirfa, Liwa, Silaa, Ghayathi and Delma. The Council is mandated with improving service provision standards in the region and drawing plans for the Municipality operations.



The Council is entitled to form permanent committees to assist it in achieving its goals. Such committees may include executive, auditing, town and suburbs services, public works, infrastructure, licensing and town planning committees. (Emirates News Agency, WAM)

RELATED ARTICLES

15 February 2017 Mohammed bin Rashid directs government departments to place Dubai 10 years ahead of all other cities
08 February 2017 Future is in hands of UAE youth, says Mohammed bin Rashid
23 January 2017 Proper education is a shield against destructive ideas: Sharjah Ruler
17 January 2017 VP, Abu Dhabi Crown Prince discuss key national issues
15 January 2017 Mohamed bin Zayed visits those injured in Kandahar terror attack