In line with its efforts to highlight its significant role at a local, regional and global levels, the Ministry of Finance participated in a number of awards related to its field.
With the aim to improve and develop at all organizational levels in the Ministry, MoF compared its performance with distinguished local, regional and international entities. The Ministry of Finance achieved the objectives outlined in its plan on award participation by a 100% in 2014-2016. The Ministry added a series of awards and achievements in 2016; including two awards from the Mohammed Bin Rashid Government Excellence Award:
HE Younis Haji Al Khouri, Undersecretary of the Ministry of Finance was awarded the Mohammed Bin Rashid Government Excellence Award in the category of “Best Undersecretary”
MoF won the Mohammed Bin Rashid Government Excellence Award in the category of “Best Entity in the Field of Innovation”
MoF won the Ideas Arabia Award in the category of “Idea of The Year” 2016, which was held by Ideas Arabia Sub-group of Dubai Quality Group
MoF received certification for the PASS 99:2012 Integrated Management Consultancy for the Ministry’s IT system, including the ISO 20000, ISO 27001 and ISO 22301
MoF received the Certification of Compliance in Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS). This certification conferred by Trustwave Holdings, is particularly for the system’s 11 components and for the security compliance of its Triple Data Encryption Standard (3DES); which are in accordance with the international standards.
MoF received the special Merit Award for Government to Business and Customer (G2BC), for the e-Dirham system. This award is dedicated to the outstanding achievements of entities and units in the payment industry
HH Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai and UAE Minister of Finance honors the Ministry’s innovation pioneers during the UAE Innovation Week