Ajman Municipality Receives the ISO 31000:2018 Certification for Risk Management

Ajman Municipality Receives the ISO 31000:2018 Certification for Risk Management



November 10th, 2019


His Highness Sheikh Rashid bin Humaid Al Nuaimi, Chairman of Ajman Municipality and Planning Department, received the (ISO 31000:2018) certification for ristk management. This makes the Municipality and Planning Department the first municipality at the state level, and the first local department at the level of the emirate of Ajman to be awarded this certification.


Mr. Marwan Al Aridi, Certification Manager at the ISO-awarding company, Bureau Veritas

, awarded the certificate to his highness, in the presence of HE Abdulrahman Mohammed Al Nuaimi, Director General of the Department, Mr. Khalid Ahmed Al Hosani, Executive Director of the Support Services Sector in the Department, Ms. Fatima Mohammed Al Malla, Director of Strategy and Corporate Excellence, as well as a number of officials and participating teams.


His Highness expressed his immense pride in reaching this achievement, which will contribute to fulfilling the aims of the Municipality and advancing it to become a robust department free of any institutional risks. He added that the risk management system included every organizational unit and covers all types of institutional risks, such as information security, financial, operational, strategic, business continuity, occupational safety and health, and environmental risks. The framework for risk management was drawn using best practices and global norms and standards in order to handle risks in a methodological, measured, and efficient way that aims to maintain an effective and competent business continuity. This will ensure the strategic goals are achieved, the department is more trustworthy for all stakeholders, and the response speed is improved alongside the department’s ability to deal with all kinds of threats and risks.


His Highness thanked all members of the team for their efforts which contributed to achieving this great accomplishment, which only further illuminates its long and bright list of achievements.



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