Sheikh Mohammed holds virtual cabinet meeting


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Dubai - The UAE has taken several steps to contain the Covid-19 outbreak.

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Published: Sun 22 Mar 2020, 2:14 PM

Last updated: Mon 23 Mar 2020, 7:43 AM

His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of UAE and Ruler of Dubai, on Sunday chaired a cabinet meeting remotely via video conferencing.

In a picture that went viral on social media, Sheikh Mohammed can be seen chairing the meeting with several ministers who appear on a large screen.

The virtual meeting was carried out as a preventive measure to protect everyone from the Covid-19 coronavirus.

The UAE has taken several steps to contain the disease, including a sanitisation across roads, virtual learning across schools, remote working for government departments, and shutting down of cinema halls and other such locations where people gather in large numbers.

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