United Arab Emirates: Cheikh Maktoum is new Minister of Finance and Deputy Prime Minister


The UAE will also adopt a new methodology for the work of the federal government over the next 50 years, he said.

The ruler of Dubai announced on Saturday the formation of a new UAE cabinet as well as the appointment of a new finance minister.

Speaking to Twitter, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates and Ruler of Dubai, said Sheikh Maktoum bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum has been appointed Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance.

The UAE is also adopting a new methodology for the work of the federal government for the next 50 years, he added.

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“We need to upgrade the tools for change that we use. We need a new government work methodology on which we will build to accelerate achievements, set priorities and approve projects and budgets,” he said. -he declares.

The new methodology is accompanied by the fulfillment of the UAE’s previous plan – Emirates Vision 2021 – in which they have achieved their ambitions over the past 10 years, he explained.

Today, the country leads the world for 100 development indicators and leads the region for 470 government, economic and technical indicators. “We start the next 50 years with different global ambitions,” he said.

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The ruler of Dubai called on all federal institutions to implement and engage in the transformation.

In other Cabinet changes, Sheikh Mohammed also announced the appointment of Muhammad bin Hadi Al Husseini as Minister of State for Financial Affairs. He will succeed Obaid Al Tayer.

“Our thanks and appreciation to Elder Obaid for his service and dedication over the past years,” the UAE vice president said, wishing him more years to serve his country in new areas.

Abdullah bin Sultan bin Awad Al Nuaimi will be the new Minister of Justice, while Dr Abdul Rahman Al Awar will assume the role of Minister of Human Resources and Emiratization.

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Sheikh Mohammed thanked the outgoing ministers Sultan Al Badi and Nasser Al Hamli for their services.

Meanwhile, Maryam Al Muhairi has been appointed Minister of Climate Change and Environment, while Abdullah bin Muhair Al Ketbi will become Minister of Federal Supreme Council Affairs.