His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, stressed that the UAE's efforts to achieve more progress under the leadership of His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the State, and with the support of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan And, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces continues and will not stop, and that facing challenges has become an inherent feature of the Emirati character who knows the impossible and only knows the path of excellence and exclusivity.
Deputy Head of State:
"Our excellence is subject to our constant activity, and our accomplishments depend on unending work teams."
- "They continue to change, because the goal is greater than the government, which is the comfort of citizens and residents."
- “What is important during crises is to be faster, more active and smarter than others, and the winner is those who seize opportunities.”
This came during the presidency of His Highness the first attendance meeting of the Council of Ministers at the Presidential Palace, after several meetings remotely, which is also the first meeting after the last government formation, which was held in the presence of the team His Highness Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, and His Highness Sheikh Mansour Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Presidential Affairs.
His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum blessed, at the beginning of the session, the historic achievement of the state by entering the era of nuclear energy and the space age by launching a "probe of hope", to be added as new success stories in the path of leadership and development in the country, and a message of assurance to the world that the Arabs are able to contribute to Scientific achievements, and that their will as the will in the Emirates does not know the impossible.
His Highness stressed that the changes are the year of life, which is important to keep pace with the changes. His Highness said: “The aim of the recent ministerial change is to increase speed ... and increase work and achievement in the government.” He added: “We will continue to change whenever the need arises, because the goal is greater than the government, the goal It is the homeland and the comfort of its citizens and residents. ”
His Highness said: “Our work continues in the cabinet this summer because of the exceptional circumstances, our projects will continue, and the new government season will start from August and not September, and our excellence depends on our permanent activity, and our accomplishments are dependent on unending work teams, and those who demanded His Excellency have sacrificed sacrifices.”
His Highness also stressed the importance of flexibility in making decisions during crises, and the dynamics of work and its proactivity during exceptional circumstances. His Highness said: «What is important during crises is to be faster than others, more active than others, smarter than others, and the winner who seizes opportunities in exceptional circumstances.
His Highness stressed at the beginning of the meeting the importance of the economic file, and said: “We adopted a flexible package and a general plan of 33 initiatives that the new minister submitted to support the economic sectors and to activate activities and businesses until the end of 2021, and the goal is to create a flexible economic environment .. that provides new opportunities .. that encourages investment in future sectors And motivate her with new ideas. ”
His Highness added: “In the UAE there are always opportunities .. We will skip this stage .. We will resume the path of success to achieve the aspirations of our homeland and our people .. and we will be as we have always been a land of hope and success for all.”
- Assigning Al-Falasi to the tourism file to develop the strategic direction and the general national policy of the sector.
Supporting government efforts during crises and disasters through the policy of freezing red blood cells.
His Highness said: “We directed the formation of a committee headed by Abdullah bin Touq Al-Marri, Minister of Economy, and membership of the relevant federal and local authorities to work on this plan, and to submit its recommendations to the Cabinet and follow up on its implementation.”
In light of the governmental efforts to support the government work system in various entities and develop its tools, the cabinet agreed to reconfigure a number of councils, and adopted a set of new government appointments, including the restructuring of the Education and Human Resources Council headed by His Highness Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation And the appointment of Dr. Sultan bin Ahmed Al-Jaber as Chairman of the Board of the Emirates Development Bank, the appointment of Suhail bin Muhammad Faraj Faris Al Mazrouei as Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Emirates General Petroleum Corporation, the appointment of Sarah Bint Yousef Al-Amiri as Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Emirates Space Agency, and the appointment of Dr. Ahmed bin Abdullah Belhoul Al Falasi as Chairman of the Board Small and medium-sized enterprises and enterprises, and the appointment of Ohood Bint Khalfan Al-Roumi to head the Federal Authority for Government Human Resources.
The Cabinet approved the assignment of Minister of State for Foreign Trade, Dr. Thani bin Ahmed Al-Zayoudi, to the file of attracting the best talents and competencies, to develop the strategic direction and general national policy to attract and attract the best talents, competencies and human minds to the state, and to preserve them in a way that enhances the knowledge and creative economy and develop the capabilities of science, technology and innovation in coordination With the federal and local authorities concerned, follow-up implementation in coordination with them, and propose policies and initiatives that contribute to the exchange of knowledge between global talents and national talents and competencies in coordination with the relevant authorities, in addition to coordination with the relevant authorities in the country to promote the UAE state and a regional and global destination incubating talents, competencies and minds.
In the same context, the Council approved the assignment of the Minister of State for Entrepreneurship and Small and Medium Enterprises Dr. Ahmed bin Abdullah Hamid Balhoul Al Falasi to the tourism file, to work on developing the strategic direction and general national policy for the tourism sector in the country in a way that enhances the sector’s contribution to the local product in coordination with the relevant federal and local authorities , And follow-up implementation in coordination with it, and propose policies and initiatives that contribute to promoting tourism in the country and attract tourists to it, and coordinate with local government agencies responsible for managing the tourism sector at the level of each emirate and promote integration between them, in addition to coordination with the relevant authorities in the country to enhance the promotion of the tourism identity For the country abroad and to enhance the UAE's position as an international tourist destination.
During its session, the Council of Ministers also adopted a policy of freezing red blood cells and its components and rare blood types for emergency and crisis purposes, which aims to support government efforts in crises and disasters, by providing and managing strategic blood stocks in the state for emergency situations, for emergency purposes, crises and disasters, and controlling strategic medical stocks For blood supplies, strategic blood stocks, in addition to an electronic link between the relevant authorities with the Center for Emergency Operations, Crises and Disasters in the Ministry of Health and Community Protection.
The importance of this policy comes in light of the challenges that donation centers and blood transfusion services face to meet hospitals' needs of blood and its components and secure it in sufficient quantities, especially in emergency situations, crises and emergencies, where blood and its derivatives are considered to be valuable resources to save lives, especially since there are rare species that are difficult Get it in some circumstances.
The policy is based on the mechanism of freezing concentrated red blood cells, considering that freezing technology is the only method available globally to extend the shelf life of the blood and maintain a continuous stock of blood units, especially rare blood types that cannot be obtained quickly in the event of an urgent need at any moment.
The policy will set standard operating procedures for standardizing and updating blood freezing practices in the country, within a specific schedule according to global developments in the field of blood freezing, as well as defining the conditions in which frozen stock is allowed to be used, and stock recycling controls to avoid waste or damage.
The Council also adopted an agreement between the government of the State and the Republic of Ghana, on cooperation and mutual administrative assistance in customs matters, and reviewed a report on the annual meetings of the joint Arab financial bodies and the 11th regular session of the Council of Arab Finance Ministers 2020.
The establishment of the general budget committee of the Union headed by Hamdan bin Rashid
The Council of Ministers approved the establishment of the Federation's General Budget Committee, chaired by His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai and Minister of Finance, and His Highness Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Presidential Affairs as Deputy Chairman of the Committee, and membership of each of His Highness Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Minister of Cabinet Affairs Muhammad bin Abdullah Al Gergawi, and Minister of State for Financial Affairs Obaid bin Humaid Al Tayer.
Reshaping the "Ministerial for Development" headed by Mansour bin Zayed
During its session, the Cabinet approved, in the wake of the new ministerial formation of the UAE government, the restructuring of the Ministerial Council for Development headed by His Highness Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Presidential Affairs, and Minister of Cabinet Affairs Mohamed bin Abdullah Al-Gergawi as vice president, and membership of: Minister of Health and Community Protection, Minister of State for Federal National Council Affairs Abdul Rahman bin Muhammad Al Owais, Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Dr. Anwar bin Muhammad Gargash, Minister of State for Financial Affairs Obaid bin Humaid Al Tayer, Minister of Energy and Infrastructure Suhail bin Muhammad Faraj Fares Al Mazrouei, and Minister of Climate Change and Environment Dr. Abdullah bin Muhammad Belhaif Al-Nuaimi, Minister of Industry and Advanced Technology Dr. Sultan bin Ahmed Al-Jaber, Minister of Justice Sultan bin Saeed Al-Badi Al-Dhaheri, Minister of Education Hussein bin Ibrahim Al Hammadi, Minister of Culture and Youth Noura bint Muhammad Al-Kaabi and Minister of State for Public Education Affairs Jamila Bint Salem Musabah Al-Muhairi , Minister of Human Resources and Emiratisation Nasser bin Thani Al Hamli, Minister of Community Development Hessa bint Issa Buhamid, and Minister of Economy Abdullah bin Touq Al Marri.
Flexible package and general plan to support the economic sectors
The flexible package and its general plan come in the light of government efforts to support the economic sector in the country, in the wake of the repercussions of the emerging Corona virus crisis, with the aim of providing the appropriate environment for the practice of activities in most economic sectors, and to support and empower all parties and stakeholders in this sector, leading to increased growth rates In this pivot sector.
The package includes 33 initiatives to implement until the end of the year 2021, covering all economic sectors and activities, and through a flexible and adaptable plan for these various activities, in a manner that ensures the preservation and strengthening of the main economic activities in the country, and the expansion of emerging sectors that the country began to develop, in addition to creating sectors Jadida supports visions and future directions based on modern technology.