Dubai Municipality has announced the start of issuing Bunyan Cards for citizens of the country of 18 years and above. The initiative, under the slogan ‘We build happiness for a better life’, is aimed at bringing happiness for through various privileges, discounts and offers in building materials and home furnishings.
Manal Obaid Bin Yaarouf, Director of Customers and Partnerships Relations Department at Dubai Municipality, said: “We, at Dubai Municipality, are delighted to be able to bring joy and happiness to the hearts of the citizens of the country, by facilitating the issuance of a Bunyan Cards for them through our website without the need for them to come to the Municipality centeres to get it issued.”
Bin Yaarouf added that since the initiative was launched, 22,692 cards have been issued to beneficiaries from all over the country, and approximately 182 companies have been involved in providing discounts.
She noted that this card reflects Dubai Municipality’s concern and keenness to spread the culture of happiness outside the surroundings of its internal environment, in order to establish the core corporate values in the various work environments, enhance loyalty, instill positive spirit and stimulate productivity and excellence, and achieve a balance between the professional and personal life of employees.
“We are looking forward to this distinguished experience that enhances the quality of life and pushes the wheel of development and productivity forward, given its positive reflection on the citizens of the country,” said Bin Yaarouf, stressing that the happy person is the most capable of work, production and positive participation, appreciating the Municipality’s relentless efforts and the attention it attaches to the happiness of the society.
She pointed out that the card is a qualitative and fundamental shift in Dubai Municipality’s endeavor to delight citizens especially that the card includes the person and his relatives, represented by the husband, wife, father, mother and children.
Bin Yaarouf said that the project team in Dubai Municipality continues to work hard to attract the best offers from various establishments, especially those that relate to all household and building necessities, and get good discounts for everyone who owns the card.
“It is worth noting that this constructive initiative, which resulted in gifting the Bunyan Cards to all citizens of the country without fees, is a new added value service that Dubai Municipality provides to customers in the community, which increases their satisfaction and brings them happiness. It would consolidate the foundations and causes of happiness for the people of the country, and double the work and increase productivity, in order to preserve the pillars of progress and development in the country, which brings many achievements that guarantee leadership in various fields and at all levels,” she said.
Bin Yaarouf said the Bunyan Cards can be obtained from the centers of Dubai Municipality in Al Twar, Al Manara, Al Kifaf and Hatta, with a click of a button, as it is linked to the identity card. It is the first card that is granted to every UAE citizen above 18 years without any financial liabilities, and it covers all segments of citizens, whether it is an employee or retired person, senior citizens or the People of Determination. The card will be granted to all citizens who require it to facilitate the purchase of their needs of building materials and home furnishings, at reduced prices, which brings them with a good financial savings to enjoy their lives and enhance its quality.
As the house is one of the basic needs for the formation of any family, Dubai Municipality decided to support the citizens by providing privileges and discounts in various fields related to the needs of their home such as lighting, decoration, artwork, electronic and electrical appliances, furniture, kitchens and wall cabinets, building materials, swimming pools, sanitary ware, maintenance, elevators, smart systems, etc.