The Abu Dhabi police have signed an agreement for joint action. Cinematographer: Eric Arzas
The Emirates Standards and Metrology Authority (ADSC), yesterday, launched a standard Emirati specification for happiness, in cooperation with ADP General leadership, which has developed the specification project.
In statements on the sidelines of the launch ceremony, the authority stated that the specification would be federally applied and was expected to enter into force before the end of the current year or the beginning of 2018 on the Acropolis, the Minister of State of the Board of Directors of Emirates Authority for Standardization and Metrology announced the Dr. Rashid Ahmad bin Fahad, in cooperation and coordination with ADP General Command, prepared a standard UAE project for happiness in working environments, confirming that the UAE will record through this specification an unprecedented global imprint on the standards of institutional happiness That will have positive repercussions on employees, the public dealers and the rest of society. He said in remarks during the launch of the specification project, and a joint cooperation agreement with ADP, in the presence of Abu Dhabi police commander General Mohammad Khalfan Al Rumaithi, that the launch the Emirati specification of happiness in government action will serve as a benchmark for the advancement of the national working environment in a way that contributes to the dissemination of the concept of happiness in the UAE community.
Ben Fahd noted that the Emirati standard of happiness will help provide practical tools to measure the impact of happiness on individuals and groups and segments of society, which contribute to the harmonization of public plans of the state, programmes and policies that ensure the achievement of the values of happiness and positivity in Emirati society, indicating that it is the first standard of its kind with measurable indicators, to be used in measuring and documenting, and to track the impact of happiness and positivity through the application of the criteria and requirements of this specification. Abu Dhabi Police Chief General Mohammad Khalfan Al Rumaithi said the launch of the "Specification of Happiness" project and the signing of the joint work agreement with the specifications are a translation of the aspirations and vision the leadership of the state in raising the level of happiness, the sense of the positive, the elevation of the happiness index in the different services and performance levels, to enhance the satisfaction of clients and service applicants.
The director of spec management in the specification, Khalaf Abdel Qader Al Hammadi, said that the new specification is currently in preparation, a federal specification that will approved by the Board of Directors of specifications and submitted to the Council of Ministers for approval during the last quarter of this year.
The application of the initiative includes all federal and local government bodies, and will be optional in the first phase, and subsequently evolve into a mandatory initiative.