Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, affirmed Wednesday that the UAE begins a new era of prosperity and growth under the leadership of the new President.
The PM spoke during the first cabinet meeting held after the election of Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan as President of the UAE.
He said the vision of the Emirati President in building the national human capital, consolidating the economy and enhancing the international and political position of the UAE, will form a road map for all ministries and federal institutions during the coming period.
The cabinet meeting was held in Abu Dhabi in the presence of Sheikh Maktoum bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai, Deputy Prime Minister, and Minister of Finance; Lieutenant General Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of the Interior; and Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Presidential Affairs.
Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum said: “We confirm the continuity of our efforts and we ask all ministries and federal institutions to raise their suggestions and plans to the Cabinet within the coming 50 days.”
The PM added that the Cabinet will always be a supportive team for the UAE President in his mission in consolidating the foundations of the Union, empowering its institutions, developing its path and enhancing the quality of life.
On Wednesday, the Emirati Cabinet adopted a number of environment and health related policies and legislations including the reformation of the Education and Human Resources Council, chaired by Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation.
The Cabinet meeting saw the approval of the reformation of the Higher Committee for People of Determination Services, chaired by the Minister of Community Development for a period of three years, renewable, and appointed Dr. Abdulrahman bin Abdul Manan Al Awar as the Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Higher Colleges of Technology HCT.
In addition, the Cabinet approved a policy for Federal Government Revenues by commercial banks working in the UAE, and adopted a new decision regulating the issuance of other categories of shares.
It also reviewed and discussed a number of reports, and approved international agreements with friendly countries.