Ministry of Works, Municipalities Affairs and Urban Planning (Works Affairs)
has successfully passed the external audit of the ISO 9001: 2015 Quality
Management System, as part of the ongoing efforts to implement the principles
of quality management in various works.
The Undersecretary of Works Affairs, Engineer, Ahmed A.Aziz Al-Khayat has
expressed his sincere thanks to all workers in Works affairs for their genuine
efforts over the past years, stressing that this achievement signifies the
vision of Works Affairs and its efforts to improve the quality of services
provided by the Ministry.
added that, this certificate is an international recognition of the ability of
the Works Affairs to continually improve its services.
This, indeed, is in line with international quality standards and is an
achievement for all the employees of the ministry. Additionally, this
achievement will also encourages all Ministry staff to accomplish the strategic
objectives of Works Affairs, which specifically strive to achieve
sustainability of services and quality standards in the provision of services
according to the best management practices in place.
scope of the audit included the planning, design, construction and maintenance
of safe and innovative infrastructure through modern engineering, technology,
and materials to the public in the Kingdom of Bahrain.
audit was conducted by the lead auditor at AJA REGISTRARS, Mr. Mobin Sheikh,
who confirmed that the improvements witnessed in Works Affairs is a great
achievement, conducted the external audit.
business procedures across the ministry have been updated in addition to
conducting several awareness workshops for employees and specialized courses in
quality management. The cooperation of all workers in Works Affairs with the
quality team contributed to the achievement of this certificate. The results of
the external audit were compliant and free of any comments other than the
specific frameworks for this standard certification.
Ministry of Works Affairs has been awarded the ISO 9001 quality management
certificate since 2010, because of the continuous efforts of the quality team
and the cooperation of all the employees in the ministry. This quality
management certificate is renewed annually, in order to achieve Works Affairs
vision to strengthen its position as a leading professional organization
providing quality services.