Abu Dhabi / wam
The UAE’s newly-reshuffled Cabinet, presided over by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, met on Sunday for the first time and discussed government-related issues.
His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid said the UAE Government, under the leadership of His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the UAE, had made progress in all fields and has started a new phase of government work after endorsing the new cabinet of the UAE Federal Government to shape the future. “The Emirati is at the core of our daily work and the end goal of improving government sector is to serve Emiratis,” His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid added.
His Highness Sheikh
Mohammed bin Rashid opened the meeting welcoming the new ministers and praised former ministers for their efforts. “In the past decade, the performance of the UAE Government has been a source of pride and full of achievements. The coming decade will need to double the effort and achieve more progress in services and development,” His Highness Sheikh Mohammed added.
His Highness underscored the coming phase will have different national priorities: “We have a number of national
priorities to address such as youth, knowledge development, community development, climate change, future trends, post-oil phase. We will develop new innovative mechanism to address them. Our real success will be measured by people’s satisfaction and make their lives easier because the post is a responsibility in front of Allah and the people. And every one is responsible.”
HH Sheikh Mohammed urged ministers: “I would like from you all to present a 100-day work plan, especially for the new ministries and those which had many changes. Our goal is to expedite progress. Today, countries and governments are measured not by size but by their speed.