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The department highlighted how it played a key role in helping Dubai overcome hurdles posed by the pandemic and host the Expo 2020. Image Credit: WAM

Dubai: The Dubai government’s Department of Finance launched a strategic plan for the year 2026, on Monday.

The new strategy aims to achieve a set of objectives associated with the Dubai Strategy 2030 project, it said.

“We appreciate and value the achievements made by all organisational units during the past five years, which was the lifespan of the 2021 Strategy,” said Abdulrahman Saleh Al Saleh, Director General of the Department of Finance.

“DOF assumed its responsibilities in recovering from the pandemic and was able to advance government financial matter and quickly restore it to vitality, while hosting the Expo 2020 Dubai, which welcomed the world to the emirate, despite the challenges of the crisis. Being the authority of direct supervision of all government financial affairs in Dubai, DOF is embarking on its next five-year journey with specific objectives that embody the vision of our wise leadership,” Al Saleh added.

Jasim Mohamad Al Zarooni, Director of DOF’s Strategy & Corporate Performance Division said: “DOF’s new strategy is based on a vision of ‘Global leadership and innovative financial sustainability’, with six corporate values put in place to enable us further develop government financial business, in order to achieve six ambitious strategic objectives that take the future needs into account. Our mission for the 2026 Strategy is to achieve financial sustainability to proactively support the leading position of Dubai through the fair and efficient distribution of the emirate’s resources.”