Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid announces UAE cabinet reshuffle
Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Supreme Ruler of Dubai and Vice President and Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates, declared a sequence of ministerial reorganizations, constituting a momentous governmental development.
Cabinet Reshuffle in the UAE
Sheikh Maktoum bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum has been appointed as the Deputy Prime Minister for Financial and Economic Affairs, a post that oversees this vital subject within the Federal Government. This appointment is consequential. His track record of success as a minister and his involvement in a wide range of business and economic matters were highlighted.
Appointment of Sultan Al Neyadi
Emirati astronaut Sultan Al Neyadi was appointed as the Minister of State for Youth, recognizing his remarkable achievements. Al Neyadi, the first Arab to walk in space and complete a six-month space mission, is considered close to youth issues and dedicated to their development.
Minister of Environment
Minister of Environment and member of the Council of Ministers responsibilities assumed by Dr. Amna bint Abdullah Al Dahak Al Shamsi. Her contributions to environmental management and the agricultural sector, as well as her effective leadership in strategic initiatives, were emphasized.
Head of International Affairs Office
Formerly of the Ministry of Environment, Mariam Harib Al Muhairi now heads the Presidential Court's International Affairs Office. As she takes on additional national responsibilities, she will build on her already impressive record of local and international recognition for the UAE's work in environmental protection and food security.
Minister of State for Defense Affairs
It was announced that Mohammed bin Mubarak Fadhel Al Mazrouei will be joining the Council of Ministers and serving as Minister of State for Defense Affairs. In recognizing the many years of service that Mohammed Al Bawardi has provided, his prior positions as Undersecretary in the Court of the Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Advisor in the Presidential Court were recognized.
The reshuffle underscores the UAE's commitment to effective governance and strategic leadership, with individuals selected for their expertise and dedication to serving the nation in various capacities.