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Debut Hamdan bin Rashid Awards honours creative engineers

DUBAI, December 8, 2022

Winners of the inaugural Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum 'Excellence and Creative Engineering Award' were honoured at a special ceremony held in Dubai.
 
These awards are aimed at nurturing a culture of innovation and competitiveness in engineering and design.
 
During the ceremony, Sheikh Rashid bin Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the Supreme President of the Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum Foundation for Distinguished Academic Performance, was joined by Engineer Abdulla Yousef Al Ali, President of the Society of Engineers, Rashad Bukhash, Chairman of the Award's Higher Committee and other senior officials.
 
The awards were presented in two main categories - Institutions and Pioneering Engineering Projects - and eight sub-categories.
 
Under the Institutions category, leading engineering offices, institutions, companies and public departments were recognised, while the Pioneering Engineering Project Award honoured the best project in any engineering field.
 
The other awards were for Best Construction Company, Best Engineering Services or Consultancy and the Best Industrial Company/Corporation, said the Foundation. 
 
A total of more than 333 entries were received by Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum Foundation for various awards.
 
In his keynote address, Al Ali thanked the Foundation for its unwavering support to the award, stating that such efforts would contribute in a big way to promoting a culture of excellence and enhance Emirati leadership in the engineering sector.
 
"The award, launched under the directive of the late Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum, is aimed at nurturing and supporting a culture of creativity, innovation and competitiveness in engineering and design, in line with the country's developmental march," he added.
 
During the ceremony, Sheikh Rashid also received the Leading Personality Award on behalf of the late Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum in recognition of his accomplishments and initiatives.
 
The event was also attended by company representatives, in addition to the sponsors and partners, including Dubai South, Dubai Municipality's Buildings Regulation and Permits Agency, UAE University, Higher Colleges of Technology, Gulf Construction magazine, Construction Business News Middle East.
-TradeArabia News Service



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