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Dewa updates 2022 strategy to prepare for post-Covid-19 phase

DUBAI, September 25, 2021

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (Dewa) has organised a workshop to update its 2022 strategy in a bid to address the challenges posed by Covid-19 and transform them into opportunities.
 
Drawing on lessons learned from the latest events, Dewa said it is preparing for the next phase by developing plans and insights to build new foundations and work mechanisms. 
 
The regular review of Dewa’s strategy aims to ensure that it contributes to increasing its competitiveness and excellence in anticipating and shaping the future, as well as developing long-term, proactive plans to realise the government of the future, said Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, MD & CEO of Dewa while speaking to the top management team of Dewa at the workshop.
 
Al Tayer said that updating Dewa's strategic plan is especially important as this year celebrates the UAE's Golden Jubilee and Expo 2020 Dubai will be taking place for the first time in the region.
 
"Thanks to the vision and directives of our wise leadership, the UAE has succeeded in handling the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic to become one of the fastest countries in the world to react to it," he noted. 
 
Dubai government has demonstrated its resilience and ability to keep pace with all changes and developments, continue to work in any circumstances, and efficiently manage any emergency or crisis. 
Al Tayer said the regular review of Dewa’s strategy aims to ensure that it contributes to increasing its competitiveness and excellence in anticipating and shaping the future, as well as developing long-term, proactive plans to realise the government of the future.
 
"We are committed to regularly updating Dewa’s strategic plan to keep pace with all developments in line with government plans and strategies. These include the UAE Centennial 2071, the Dubai Clean Energy Strategy 2050, the Dubai 2040 Urban Master Plan, and the UAE Strategy for the Fourth Industrial Revolution, among others. I thank all divisions for their efforts during the past period," he added. 
 
Khawla Al Mehairi, the Executive VP of Strategy and Government Communications at Dewa, said: "Strategic planning is a key pillar for Dewa to ensure we are prepared for the future and achieve its vision to become a globally leading sustainable innovative corporation."
 
"We use the latest strategic planning tools, including third-generation Balanced Scorecards and outlining performance indicators and smart objectives to measure efficiency and reliability. This ensures effective execution and continuous improvement of plans to improve work mechanisms to the highest international standards," she added.-TradeArabia News Service



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