DLD highlights employee wellness at work
The Dubai Land Department (DLD) recently organised the Middle East Association Managers Conference 2018, which highlighted a number of topics including the importance of employee wellness at work, and maintaining a healthy work-life balance.
The conference was attended by high-level delegations representing a number of countries in the world. DLD highlighted the progress it made over the past few years in supporting the operations of its Owners Associations in the emirate, helping them perform their tasks and provide various facilities and services to ensure their comfort and happiness.
During her opening speech at the conference, Hend Obaid Al Marri, CEO of the Dubai Real Estate Institute (DREI), said: "The organisation of this event comes in line with the vision of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, to make Dubai the smartest and happiest city in the world. DLD provides an educational and safe real estate environment through DREI, its educational arm, and the Real Estate Regulatory Agency (RERA) its regulatory arm, and ensures the happiness of its customers and partners through the sustainability and transparency of Dubai's real estate market, especially with the emerging of modern technologies."
During the conference, the Community Association Institute in the USA honoured DLD, DREI, and RERA for their consistent strategic partnerships that aim to real estate awareness and education in the real estate market, in recognition of their vital roles in organising this event and its success, as well as their efforts in ensuring an educational and safe real estate environment that protects investors' rights.
RERA participated in a panel discussion on the regulation of the real estate market and the happiness of Owners Associations. Another panel discussion was held on the methods used by Owners Associations in selecting service providers, with the participation of representatives from Dubai Properties, Deyaar, Emaar, and Merali's, which concluded with a series of recommendations that could be adopted for reliable partnerships between Owners Associations and supply companies. The conference also included another panel discussion on the problems that Facilities Management Companies could face, with the participation of representatives from Emrill, Fixis, Cofely Besix, and JLL.