Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum chairs UAE Cabinet meeting in Abu Dhabi. File
Gulf Today, Staff Reporter
His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, announced on Saturday the new ministerial formation of the federal government in the UAE.
Sheikh Mohammed wrote on Twitter: "Brothers and sisters... after consulting with my brother Mohamed Bin Zayed and the president of the state, we announce today the new ministerial formation of the federal government in the UAE... and with the new formation we also announce a new methodology for the federal government work for the fifty."
The new methodology comes with the completion of our previous plan “UAE Vision 2021,” during which we achieved our ambitions for the previous ten years… the UAE today leads the world in 100 development indicators and tops the region in 470 governmental, economic and technical indicators… we enter the new fifty with different global ambitions.”
New UAE Cabinet
1 Sheikh Mohammed Bbin Rashid — Prime Minister and Minister of Defence
2 Sheikh Maktoum Bin Mohammed — Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance
3 Sheikh Saif Bin Zayed — Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior
4 Sheikh Mansour Bin Zayed — Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Presidential Affairs
5 Sheikh Abdullah Bin Zayed — Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation
6 Sheikh Nahyan Bin Mubarak — Minister of Tolerance and Coexistence
7 Mohammad Al Gergawi — Minister of Cabinet Affairs
8 Abdul Rahman Al Owais — Minister of Health and Prevention and Minister of State for Federal National Council Affairs
9 Mohamed Al Hussaini — Minister of State for Financial Affairs
10 Reem Al Hashimy — Minister of State for International Cooperation
11 Suhail Al Mazrouei — Minister of Energy and Infrastructure
12 Dr Sultan Al Jaber — Minister of Industry and Advanced Technology
13 Hussain Al Hammadi — Minister of Education
14 Mohammed Al Bawardi — Minister of State for Defence Affairs
15 Noura Al Kaabi — Minister of Culture and Youth
16 Jameela Al Muhairi — Minister of State for Public Education
17 Hessa Buhumaid — Minister of Community Development
18 Abdulla Al Marri — Minister of Economy
19 Mariam Al Mheiri — Minister of Climate Change and Environment
20 Dr Abdurahman Al Awar — Minister of Human Resources & Emiratisation
21 Abdullah Al Nuaimi — Minister of Justice
22 Abdullah Al Ketbi — Minister for the Affairs of the Federal Supreme Council
23 Sheikh Shakhbout Bin Nahyan — Minister of State
24 Dr Maitha Al Shamsi — Minister of State
25 Ahmad Belhoul — Minister of State for Entrepreneurship & SMEs
26 Thani Al Zeyoudi — Minister of State for Foreign Trade
27 Ohood Al Roumi — Minister of State for Government Development and Future
28 Shamma Al Mazrui — Minister of State for Youth
29 Sarah Al Amiri — Minister of State for Advanced Technology
30 Omar Al Olama — Minister of State for Artificial Intelligence, Digital Economy and Remote Work Applications
31 Ahmed Al Sayegh — Minister of State
32 Khalifa Al Marar — Minister of State
33 Hamad Al Shamsi — Minister of State
Sheikh Mohammed added: "We need to change the tools of change that we use... the new methodology of government work we will rely on to accelerate achievements… set priorities... and approve projects and budgets... and we demand all federal institutions to work with it and commit to shift towards it."
Sheikh Mohammed continued, "We announce the new ministerial formation of the government of the UAE... Sheikh Maktoum Bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum has been appointed as Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance.
“We also announce the appointment of Muhammad Bin Hadi Al Husseini as Minister of State for Financial Affairs to succeed Brother Obaid Al Tayer...
“Our thanks and appreciation to Brother Obaid for his service and dedication during the previous years...
“I wish him new years to serve his country in new sectors… Today we also announce the appointment of Abdullah Bin Sultan Bin Awad Al Nuaimi as Minister of Justice... And the appointment of Dr Abdul Rahman Al Awar as Minister of Human Resources and Emiratisation... We thank and appreciate Brother Sultan Al Badi and Brother Nasser Al Hamli for their role, efforts and service during previous periods... Today we also announce the appointment of Maryam Al Muhairi as Minister of Climate Change and Environment and the transfer of the file Food and water security for the ministry... and the appointment of brother Abdullah Bin Muhair Al Ketbi as Minister of the Federal Supreme Council Affairs...”
Sheikh Mohammed said, “All the best in their new duties.”
Crown Prince of Dubai, Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, also took to Twitter to congratulate his brother, Sheikh Maktoum Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid, on the new appointment.
"With the support of our wise leadership, our country continues the process of empowering the youth," Sheikh Hamdan wrote on his Twitter account. "We are confident that Maktoum Bin Mohammed, with his leadership experience, great achievements and extensive experience, will play a pivotal role in the new 50-year march."
Mohammed Bin Rashid authorises the committee to list, analyse, revise and develop procedures for providing services related to the issuance of building permits.
The event, organised by the UAE Space Agency, is the largest gathering of global space industry leaders in the Middle East and North Africa.
Mohammed also praised New Zealand’s communities for their solidarity with their Muslim neighbours against the hate crime.
His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, on Monday instructed the people concerned to start assessing the services of 600 government service centres, stressing that the UAE leadership will be satisfied only with the world’s top place in services and all facilities.
Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Political Communication Dr Shahbaz Gill held a fiery media conference in which he lashed out at Shirazi for criticising the government’s economic policies in her article.
Sheikh Mohammed exchanged cordial conversations with Simonyte about the bilateral relations between the two countries and ways to advance economic relations towards a new stage that achieves the interests of the two countries and their development aspirations in various fields of common interest, foremost of which are the sectors of advanced technology, innovation, and renewable energy.
This was announced by the Seismology Department of the National Centre of Meteorology (NCM), which monitors earthquake activities in the United Arab Emirates.
Sheikh Mohammed was accompanied during the visit by his sons, Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai, Sheikh Maktoum Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai, Ahmed Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Chairman of the Dubai Media Council, and Sheikh Mansour Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum.