Winner of Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Business Award in Construction Category
Al Fara’a General Contracting Company bags the prestigious Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Business Award
The Al Fara’a Group perpetuates its saga of victories in the year 2012 as its flagship company, Al Fara’a General Contracting received the prestigious Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Award in the Construction category. His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai presented the award at a glittering ceremony held at the Madinat Jumeirah, Dubai on 25th of April.
The MRM Awards honors private and public organizations that successfully adopt and activate global best practices and sustainable business models, leading to optimum engagement of client and stakeholder needs. The companies that vied for the premier recognition this year underwent a stringent assessment process built around an 8-pillar paradigm of business excellence. Nominees were screened for excellence though Leadership, Strategy, Customer Service, Workforce and Talent Management, Operations and Processes, Innovation, Corporate Governance, and Corporate Social Responsibility. The MRM Awards’ distinguished board of judges deemed Al Fara’a General Contracting as the UAE construction industry’s paragon of excellence in all these crucial criteria.
Dr. J.R. Gangaramani, President & Executive Chairman stated “The Al Fara’a Group has stood strong for more than three decades due to our commitment to unfailingly implementing key Corporate Strategies across the entire scope of our operations, and reinforcing them in accordance to progressive international business standards,”. “I would like to extend my most heartfelt gratitude to His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum not only for honoring our pioneering efforts, but also for being an unyielding force of continuous entrepreneurial growth and development for this truly magnificent nation. Indeed, the dynamic economy of the UAE stems from the timeless vision and guiding hands of its noble leaders.”
Al Fara’a General Contracting holds a formidable portfolio of running projects in the UAE, as well as in KSA, Qatar and India– proof of its long-standing stature as the Region’s top- turnkey construction solutions provider of choice. One of its key projects, the Siemens Headquarters in Masdar City Abu Dhabi, is heralded as the first construction project in the UAE to achieve LEED Platinum and Estimada Pearl 3 rating.
“Much as we are firmly rooted in our fundamentals, we energize the growth of our enterprise though innovation to keep at constant pace with our customers’ growing needs,” said Mr Adel Saleh, President and Executive Chairman of the Al Fara’a Group. “As we simultaneously strengthen our regional presence and consolidate our global operations, trust that the Al Fara’a Group will never relent in its mission to set new benchmarks in the construction industry of the Gulf.”
“The MRM Business Awards reaffirms the need for organizations and entrepreneurs to commit themselves to the journey of Business Excellence and achieve high levels of performance. We would also like to thank the Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry for their continued encouragement to the business sector by setting high standards of excellence in the business community in the UAE.”