Abu Dhabi Food Control Authority (ADFCA) has won the Sheikh Khalifa Excellence Award in the category of government organizations. Into its 11th edition, the award is organized under the patronage of His Highness General Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi, Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces and the Chairman of Abu Dhabi Executive Council, under the slogan "11 years of continued excellence."
On the occasion, HE Rashid Mohamed Al Shariqi, Director General of ADFCA, expressed his heart-felt gratitude to HH Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister of the UAE, Minister of Presidential Affairs and Chairman of Abu Dhabi Food Control Authority. "This achievement would not have been possible without the constant support, directives and continuous follow up from His Highness Sheikh Mansour and the efforts of the Governing Board in facilitating the pursuit of excellence," he added.
"Corporate excellence is a desired goal for all government bodies in the UAE. ADFCA has won this premium award in our first ever participation in it and after competing with many organizations. ADFCA has achieved high levels of quality and excellence through fulfilling the requirements of a total transformation that the Emirate of Abu Dhabi is currently witnessing. This is in line with the wise vision of the country's leadership, aimed at making it one of the best five governments in the world. ADFCA strived since its inception to achieve its goals through cultivating maximum efficiency, great talent and expertise, besides following the highest standards and practices that lead to the desired outcomes," Al Shariqi explained.
The Director General said that ADFCA's winning the award, which is based on the EFQM Excellence Model covering various sectors of the country, came after a rigorous process of multi-layered and comprehensive evaluation. "I commend all the staff in their diverse capacities for their contribution in bringing about excellence across the functions. It is their teamwork and collective efforts that served as a pillar of strength, resulting in this accomplishment. I thank them and call upon them to continue in the path of hard work, sincerity and persistence toward more achievements."