100-day work plan to help govt work faster and better

100-day work plan to help govt work faster and better
Shaikh Mohammed leading the UAE Cabinet members for a meeting in Abu Dhabi on Sunday.

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By Staff Reporter

Published: Sun 28 Feb 2016, 11:00 PM

Last updated: Tue 1 Mar 2016, 8:00 AM

 The President, His Highness Shaikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan has received a message from President Abdulla Yaameen Abdul Gayyoom of the Republic of Maldives, focusing on bilateral ties and ways of enhancing them in various fields.
The note was delivered to Shaikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, by Dunya Maumoon, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Maldives, during an audience at the ministry's offices in Abu Dhabi on Sunday.
The ministers tackled a variety of topics of mutual concern and discussed ways of boosting bilateral ties and cooperation in a manner that serves mutual interests. They also exchanged views on a wide range of regional and international issues of common interest.

New Cabinet gets down to shaping UAE's future
Different national priorities - youth, knowledge development, community development, climate change, future trends, and post-oil phase - will be addressed in the coming phase
Ministers must present a 100-day work plan, especially the new minis-tries and those with many changes.
Ministerial council for Services will be restructured and renamed as Ministerial Development council.
New government foundations and councils - Education and Human Resources council, Emirates youth council, Emirates Scientists council, Emirates Health Services corporation and Emirates School Education corporation - will be set up and they will report to the cabinet.
Further, Shaikh Abdullah emphasised the UAE's keenness to bolster ties between the two countries.
For her part, the foreign minister of the Maldives expressed her gratitude to the UAE for its support of economic, social and energy development in the Indian Ocean nation.
Shamma bint Sohail Faris Al Mazrui, Minister of State for Youth Affairs, will chair the Emirates Youth Council, which will develop youth-related strategies that are aligned with future trends in the UAE, identify challenges facing youth and offer solutions. It will also develop programmes that ensure positive participation of young people in the community in various sectors and work to get feedback from young people.
Sara Al Amiri, deputy project manager and science lead at the UAE Mars Mission at the Mohammed Bin Rashid Space Centre, will provide science and innovation-related policy recommendations to the Cabinet.
The Emirates Health Services Corporation will operate and manage federal hospitals, centres and health facilities, as well as set criteria and standards quality performance among health care facilities.
Lastly, the Emirates School Education Corporation will operate federal schools and kindergartens as per policies set by the Ministry of Education, and will supervise and monitor the performance of federal schools across the country.
Meet the members of the Emirates Youth Council, all of whom are in their 20s
Shamma bint Sohail Faris Al Mazrui, Minister of State for Youth Affairs: The youngest minister in the UAE Cabinet, 22-year-old Al Mazrui will chair the Emirates Youth Council. She earned her Master's degree from Oxford University as a Rhodes Scholar.
* Meera Hesham Al Muhairi: The 23-year-old works as an inspector at the Federal Nuclear Regulatory Authority. She previously worked for Khalifa University of Science, Technology & Research as Assistant Professor in Machine Design, and an Assistant in Independent Study Lab.
* Maryam Saleem Al Bastaki: The 23-year-old works for Mohammed bin Rashid Space Centre in Logistics. She is currently pursuing her higher studies in the University of Dubai in International Business Administration and Marketing. She previously worked in Dubai World Ports and Emirates Airline.
* Fatima Mohammed Al Joker: The 23-year-old works as a legal researcher in Dubai Water and Electricity Authority (Dewa). She received her law degree from the University of Sharjah. She has leadership talents as she was the Secretary-General of Female Students at University of Sharjah.
* Meera Faisal Marzooqi: The 21-year-old obtained her law degree from the Paris Sorbonne University in Abu Dhabi.
* Shorooq Ali Al Dhanhani: The 21-year-old studies electronic and electrical engineering in Khalifa University. She took part in a number of international events to address innovation-related issues. She is a member in the UAE Ambassador Union in cooperation with the General Authority of Youth and Sports Welfare.
* Dubai Abdullah Bulhoul: The 22-year-old currently studies political science at the New York University Abu Dhabi. She is well known in the Emirati community as the youngest fantasy novelist in the UAE. Her "Galagolia" novel received positive impression among the community.
* Kaltham Yousif Al Ali: The 23-year-old works as safety analyst at the Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation. She studied nuclear and mechanical engineering in Khalifa University. Kaltham was trained in the European Organisation for Nuclear Research.
* Mohammed Ibrahim Al Hajri: The 22-year-old obtained his B.A. degree in electrical engineering at Khalifa University. He is a contributor of scientific papers published in academic publications.
* Ali Ibrahim Al Nuaimi: The 25-year-old works as nuclear operator at the Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation. He obtained his nuclear engineering degree from the University of Pennsylvania in the United States.
* Mohammed Abdullah Al Kendi: The 24-year-old works as an engineer in the Abu Dhabi Water and Electricity Authority. He obtained his degree from the American University of Sharjah. He takes part in volunteering activities locally and internationally
* Saeed Mohammed Al Nazari: The 25-year-old is a project manager at the Executive Office of Shaikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum. He studied business administration and human resources in the Higher Colleges of Technology in Dubai. He is President of the Global Happiness Organisation, UAE.
* Mohammed Najeeb Essa: The 25-year-old is a member of the Dubai Club for the Disabled. He is interested in drafting laws and ideas that support the needs of the disabled.
* Mohammed Sagheer Al Dhaheri: The 22-year-old works in Abu Dhabi Investment Authority as HR Assistant. He studied civil engineering in University of Pennsylvania in the United States. He aims to obtain a Chartered Financial Analyst Certificate.
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