Qasim Sultan Al Banna

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Qasim Sultan Al Banna
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Director General of Dubai Municipality till 2006
Personal details
Born Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Qasim Sultan Al Banna has been Director General of Dubai Municipality from 1993 to 2006. He started his career in Dubai municipality as Assistant Engineer in 1960, he was promoted to Assistant Director of the Technical Sector, and progressed successively to the posts of Deputy Director, Acting Director, and Director General of the Municipality from 1993 to 2006. He then took over all infrastructure development in Dubai (including the creation of Shiekh Zayed Road and Emirates road) and was a key figure in the establishment in the new government revenue outlook.

He is also a key sports figure as he is the president of al Ahli club and the head of the UAE basketball association.


  • Director General of Dubai Municipality
  • Chairman, Board of Director Department of Health and Medical Services
  • Member of the Executive Council of Dubai
  • Chairman of Development Board
  • Chairman, Board of Director of Al Ahli Club (1974–85 and then 1987-2006)[1]
  • Member of General Secretariat of the UAE Municipalities
  • Member of Federal Environment Authority
  • Member of Administration Council of the Organization of Islamic Capitals and Cities
  • Member of the Executive Office of the Organization of Arab Cities
  • Member of the United Nations Advisory Committee of local Authorities
  • Honoree member of the council of expatriate Lebanese Businessmen
  • The goodwill ambassador
  • Owner of many business running in Dubai,The Sultan Group Investments


  • Alexandria University Award for Regional Leadership (2005)
  • Environment Award (2001)
  • Membership in the United Nations Advisory Committee on Local Authorities – UNACLA (2000)
  • Selection of Director General of Dubai Municipality as Good Will Ambassador (2000)
  • American Business Council, Dubai, Award (1997)
  • Habitat Scroll of Honour (1994)


  1. ^ "Biography". Retrieved 11 January 2017.