Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum.
Gulf Today, Staff Reporter
His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE, in his capacity as Ruler of the Emirate of Dubai, issued a decision merging the Dubai Economy and the Department of Tourism under the umbrella of a new department called the Dubai Department of Economy and Tourism.
Sheikh Mohammed appointed Hilal Saeed Al Marri as the head of the Dubai Department of Economy and Tourism.
The move comes within the framework of the plan adopted by Sheikh Mohammed to develop the government sector system in an effort to enhance the efficiency and flexibility of business and keep pace with future developments, in a way that enhances Dubai’s leading position in various fields.
It will aslso contribute in maintaining a high level of quality and performance in providing services to members of the community.
"The new department's job is to support the economic and tourism transformations of the emirate," said Sheikh Moahmmed.
Sheikh Mohammed also said: "Dubai's economic history has gone through many stages through which it has become a model for economic development and a preferred destination for tourism... Today our ambitions are greater and our priorities are different... And global competition with us requires new thinking."
The Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (Dubai Tourism) has provided a positive outlook of the industry at a meeting held with key stakeholders and partners and highlighted the robust new safety
"2021 has passed quickly and beautifully, but it was full of work, achievements, and overcoming challenges. I am optimistic 2022 will bring more success, driven by the energy and determination of our young men and women. And with confidence and enthusiasm, our nation enters its new 50th," Sheikh Mohammed said.
According to the new scheme, government employees will receive an average salary increase of ten per cent.
Salary and wage allowances of the 2021 budget account for 35 per cent of total government spending, in accordance with the requirements of the new human resources law, to ensure family and community stability.
A video shared on social media showed flood water gushing from an apartment building in Ankara along with furniture.
According to sources, many labourers were working on the bridge when one of its portions collapsed, and several of them are feared dead. However, the district administration of Bhagalpur, or Bihar government, has not provided any figures on casualties yet.
An average of 30 people a day were killed by firearms in S.Africa in the first three months of this year, according to official crime statistics. During the same three months, police recorded more than 4,000 cases of illegal possession of guns.
Sheikh Sultan praised the efforts of the multi-sectoral Unesco Regional Office and their continuous initiatives to support children in the Arab world, stressing that Sharjah always seeks to enhance cooperation in this field.