His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, announced sweeping changes to the Cabinet on Sunday. Several ministries and federal departments have been merged to form a new government structure that is "faster and more flexible" and tasked with leading the country into the future.
The new Cabinet has 33 members, including Sheikh Mohammed.
The new government has been given one year to achieve its targets. "Continuous changes will be the motto of the new phase until we achieve the best possible governance fit for the new era; and until we achieve a government that fulfills the ambitions of the Emirati people."
Here is the new cabinet:
Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE: Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum
Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior: Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan
Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Presidential Affairs: Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan
Minister of Finance: Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum
Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation: Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan
Minister of Tolerance and Coexistence: Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan
Minister of Cabinet Affairs: Mohammed bin Abdullah Al Gergawi
Minister of the Federal Supreme Council Affairs: Ahmed bin Jumaa Al Zaabi
Minister of Health and Prevention and Minister of State for Federal National Council Affairs: Abdul Rahman bin Mohammed Al Owais
Minister of State for Foreign Affairs: Dr Anwar bin Mohammed Gargash
Minister of State for Financial Affairs: Obaid bin Humaid Al Tayer
Minister of State for International Cooperation: Reem bint Ibrahim Al Hashemy
Minister of Energy and Infrastructure: Suhail bin Mohammed Faraj Faris Al Mazrouei
Minister of Climate Change and Environment: Abdullah bin Mohammed Belhaif Al Nuaimi
Minister of Industry and Advanced Technology: Sultan bin Ahmed Al Jaber
Minister of Justice: Sultan bin Saeed Al Badi
Minister of Education: Hussain bin Ibrahim Al Hammadi
Minister of State for Defence Affairs: Mohammed bin Ahmad Al Bawardi
Minister of Culture and Youth: Noura bint Mohammed Al Kaabi
Minister of State for Public Education: Jameela bint Salem Mesbeh Al Muhairi
Minister of Human Resources and Emiratisation: Nasser bin Thani Juma Al Hamli
Minister of Community Development: Hessa bint Essa Buhumaid
Minister of Economy: Abdulla bin Touq Al Marri
Minister of State: Maitha bint Salem Al Shamsi
Minister of State for Entrepreneurship and Small and Medium Enterprises: Ahmad Belhoul Al Falasi
Minister of State for Foreign Trade: Thani bin Ahmed Al Zeyoudi
Minister of State for Governmental Development and Future: Ohoud bint Khalfan Al Roumi
Minister of State for Youth: Shamma bint Suhail Faris Al Mazrui
Minister of State: Zaki Anwar Nusseibeh
Minister of State for Food Security: Mariam bint Mohammed Saeed Hareb Almheiri
Minister of State for Advanced Sciences: Sarah bint Yousuf Al Amiri
Minister of State for Digital Economy, Artificial Intelligence and Remote Working System: Omar Sultan Al Olama
Minister of State: Ahmed Ali Al Sayegh
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