DUBAi / WAM
With the approval of President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the ministers of the 12th Cabinet of the UAE government took the oath on Sunday before Vice President and Prime Minister of UAE and Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh
Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, at Mushrif Palace in Abu Dhabi, in the presence of His Highness Sheikh
Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces.
Declared by Decree No. 28 for the year 2016, the ministers took the oath following the announcement of the 12th Cabinet by HH Sheikh
Mohammed after consultations with HH Sheikh Mohamed and the approval of President Sheikh Khalifa. The President called on the ministers to work diligently and faithfully to help promote sustainable development of the country, achieve the aspirations of its people, and take the UAE to even higher stage of advancement beyond its growing international stature that the country already
President Sheikh Khalifa wished the new ministers and the government, led by His Highness Mohammed bin Rashid, good luck and success in their mission. The President said, “We, our people, and our nation are awaiting more of your contribution to continue the march of development, an area in which our country has taken significant
steps, moving towards broader horizons and reinforcing the special
position it holds at the regional and global level.”
His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum urged the ministers to work together as a team in the developmental march to make the UAE one of the best nations in the world.
Mohammed said, “Our ambitions are limitless, and the UAE has high expectations from you. We see you as trustworthy, and hope that the UAE and its citizens will always remain your top priority.”
His Highness also said that the future government reflects the vision of the UAE leadership to achieve further development and prosperity in all fields. “The formation of the new Ministry is the first step in a new thinking in government framework, and its tools are youth, happiness and knowledge development. The next stage requires your new ideas to be applied in field.”
His Highness added, “We seek to achieve major developmental leaps in all vital sectors of our country in
line with its leading position on the global level.”