Sheikh Hamdan approves new plans, policies in Dubai


Sheikh Hamdan, Sheikh Maktoum, Dubai Municipality, Dubai Executive Council

Dubai - The Executive Council meeting was held at Emirates Towers.

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Published: Wed 30 Oct 2019, 6:54 PM

Last updated: Wed 30 Oct 2019, 8:56 PM

Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of the Dubai Executive Council, on Wednesday chaired a meeting of the Executive Council at Emirates Towers, Dubai, in presence of Sheikh Maktoum bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai and First Deputy Chairman of the Executive Council.

During the meeting, the council approved a number of policies including a policy presented by Awqaf and Minors Affairs Foundation, that aims to invest endowments and money of minors orphans, with the aim of managing the Dh2.8 billion worth of endowment efficiently, as part of the foundation's objective to implement the best practices in the domain.

The Executive Council also approved Dubai Municipality's plan to reduce waste production in Dubai, through a series of of programmes and initiatives to achieve the objectives of the National Agenda 2021 to convert 75 per cent of the solid waste produced in Dubai to promote sustainability in the city.

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