The Department of Government Support - Abu Dhabi (DGS) was established in accordance with Emiri Decree issued by H.H. Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, in his capacity as Ruler of the Emirate of Abu Dhabi in October 2019. The DGS is chaired by Ali Rashed Al Ketbi.
Under the terms of this Decree, the DGS encompasses the Human Resources Authority - Abu Dhabi (HRA), the Abu Dhabi Digital Authority (ADDA) and the Abu Dhabi School of Government (ADSG). The Department meets the needs of other government entities and provides services that exceed customer expectations, while conforming to the highest international practices and standards.
The Department of Government Support works closely with the government entities under its umbrella to implement initiatives and projects that fall within its main areas of competence, ensuring the fulfillment of its strategic objectives, priorities and core action plan