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Dubai undertakes preventive maintenance of 800 buildings

DUBAI, February 6, 2018

Dubai Municipality has successfully undertaken the preventive maintenance work of 800 buildings in the emirate in order to keep all its buildings and facilities in accordance with sustainability standards and requirements and to achieve its vision of building a happy and sustainable city, said a top official.
Dubai Municipality is keen to implement sustainability standards in all its operations and services, remarked Jabir Al Ali, the director of General Maintenance Department at Dubai Municipality.
"Engineers and supervisors from the department have accomplished preventive maintenance plans for all buildings and facilities of the Municipality during 2017 in accordance with the technical specifications and requirements approved by specialised maintenance contracts of various types such as air-conditioning, electrical, fountains, swimming pools and civil works," explained Al Ali.
He pointed out that the estimated value of municipality buildings and facilities, which the General Maintenance Department supervises has exceeded Dh80 billion ($22 billion).
The department, he stated, has carried out corrective maintenance work in a number of buildings and facilities, against the 30,000 reports it received through the contractors with annual contracts or through the in-house maintenance team in accordance with the approved technical specifications and requirements.
The Municipality has also designed and executed 118 construction projects worth Dh543 million, he added.-TradeArabia News Service

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