Home / / Dubai Municipality and Ambulance sign MoU for corporate and social integration and cooperation

Dubai Municipality and Ambulance sign MoU for corporate and social integration and cooperation

On the sidelines of GITEX 2019, Dubai Municipality signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Dubai Corporation for Ambulance

Gitex, Gitex Technology Week

On the sidelines of GITEX 2019, Dubai Municipality signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Dubai Corporation for Ambulance Services to cooperate in the field of Geospatial Infrastructure (Geo-Dubai).

The GIS center in the Municipality is the sole official source for collecting digital and descriptive geographical and detailed data and information for the emirate from different local departments, public authorities and institutions, persons and companies operating in the Emirate of Dubai.

The agreement was signed by Eng. Mariam Obaid Al Muhairi, Director of the GIS Center and Meshaal AbdulKareem Julfar, Acting Director of Operations Department, Dubai Corporation for Ambulance Services.

Dubai Corporation for Ambulance Services was established to embody the vision of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, and is responsible for providing ambulance services in the Emirate of Dubai in accordance with the provisions of Law No.12 of 2015 as an establishment that provides innovative and world-leading ambulance services. It provides ambulance services professionally and sustainably to ensure the health and safety of customers and to delight the community through qualified human resources within an environment that stimulates innovation.

The signing of MoU between Dubai Corporation for Ambulance Services and the Municipality is based on the keenness of both parties to lay the foundations of joint strategic cooperation between them as well as to benefit from the services they provide to ensure corporate integration between them, and developing and strengthening of relations of cooperation in order to contribute to regulating and coordinating the legal procedures and systems applicable to them, according to an institutional framework consistent with, and not conflicting with, the obligations and specializations of each other, and in line with the strategic plans of both the organizations.

Al Muhairi said: “The Municipality is committed to fostering cooperation, alliance and coordination between the public and private sectors. Partnerships between the government and private companies provide benefits and advantages to the community, enabling us to achieve customer happiness, using the latest applications with high international standards.”

“Dubai Municipality has launched the Geo-Dubai Infrastructure Project, which aims to provide a comprehensive, unified and up-to-date baseline map for the Emirate of Dubai, as well as geospatial systems, to create and update planning maps, real estate, buildings and roads, services networks, aerial photographs, statistical and environmental maps, economic activity sites, etc., so that decision makers, investors and people working in this field, can access maps from one source easily and quickly, using the latest geotechnical technologies, which saves time and effort and contributes to the construction of a smart city. Geospatial maps are considered very important to provide various types of smart services,"