Health is the UAE’s prime concern, and the nation will fast recover from the Covid-9 pandemic and grow stronger, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, The Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, said this Sunday.
Hus Highness Sheikh Mohammed issued a raft of new decisions while holding the first cabinet meeting held in 2021. He took his social media handle to promise that the process of national recovery will continue and “the UAE will be more powerful by the end of 2021”.
His Highness also approved the appointment of a new Director-General for the Dubai Health Authority (DHA). Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid, Crown Prince of Dubai, said Awad Sagheer Al Katbi has been appointed to post. Moreover, The Crown Prince paid tribute to the outgoing DHA chief Humaid Al Qatami.
At the time of cabinet meeting, Sheikh Mohammed approved a decision to promote a circular economy that would establish sustainability across different sectors. To implement the policy, a new federal council is also establish.
“The goal is clean production…sustainable transportation…sustainable consumption…and efficient waste management…in such a way that preserves the environment and generates new economic opportunities,” he tweeted.
Sheikh Mohammed also declared the approval of a new debt strategy that would support the financial and banking sectors of the Emirates.
An Emirates Tourism Council was also introduced to further boost the country’s domestic tourism campaign. His Highness mentions the country-wide campaign called the ‘Most Beautiful Winter’ highlighted the benefits of a national marketing strategy. The Ruler said the goal is to support the youth to benefit from tourism opportunities in all the emirates of the country.
Sheikh Mohammed said the UAE is one of the most active countries around the world. The goal of the country is to communicate with all people around the world. And to share the Emirati story with a new and effective media strategy.
The Cabinet shows green signal to establishing an embassy in the city of Tel Aviv in Israel. The UAE government said on its Twitter account. The UAE and Israel joined hands in September last year after signing the Abraham Accords.