Sheikh Mohammed: 15 glorious years of visionary leadership

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Published on January 3, 2021 at 16.59

This day 15 years ago, Sheikh Mohammed took over as the UAE Vice-President and Prime Minister.

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He is a visionary, he is a legend, he is Sheikh Mohammed. His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, has completed 15 glorious years as the Head of the UAE Government. Over the years, he has taken the country to new heights, catapulting it very close to his target: Make the UAE the best country in the world. Here, we chronicle his key achievements as the UAE Vice-President and Prime Minister from 2006 — when he was first elected — to 2020.
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>> Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid appointed as the Ruler of Dubai
>> UAE Supreme Council elects him as Vice-President
>> UAE Supreme Council approves his nomination as the Prime Minister of the UAE
>> First UAE Cabinet reshuffle under his leadership
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>> UAE Government Strategy 2008-2010 launched
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>> UAE Government Leaders Programme launched
>> Electronic Smart Performance System (First Generation) launched
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>> Emirates Competitiveness Council established
>> Mohammed bin Rashid Government Excellence Award launched
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>> UAE Vision 2021 launched
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>> Emirates Programme for Excellence in Government Services launched
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>> Mohammed Bin Rashid Smart Learning Program launched
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>> World Government Summit (first edition) launched
>> Mobile Government Initiative launched
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>> UAE National Agenda 2021 launched
>> UAE National Innovation Strategy adopted
>> Best m-Government Service Award launched
>> 2015 declared as Year of Innovation
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>> Arab Reading Challenge launched
>> 2016 declared as the Year of Reading
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>> Mohammed bin Rashid Library announced
>> UAE major Cabinet reshuffle: Ministries of Tolerance, Happiness, Youth, Future and Climate Change established
>> Emirates Youth Council formed
>> Saudi – Emirati Coordination Council established
>> UAE Future Foresight Strategy approved
>> National Law of Reading issued
>> Government Accelerators launched
>> World’s first Council for the Fourth Industrial Revolution established
>> 2017 declared as the Year of Giving
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>> UAE Strategy for Fourth Industrial Revolution launched
>> UAE Energy Strategy 2050 launched
>> Arab Hope Makers launched
>> UAE Soft Power Council established
>> UAE Soft Power Strategy launched
>> Humanitarian Accelerators launched
>> 2018 declared as the Year of Zayed
>> UAE Water Security Strategy 2036 launched
>> National Strategy for Higher Education 2030 launched
>> Translation Challenge launched
>> UAE Centennial 2071 launched
>> UAE Cabinet Reshuffle: Ministries of Artificial Intelligence, Advanced Sciences, Food Security, Advanced Skills and Wellbeing established>> UAE Strategy for Artificial Intelligence launched
>> Government Communication Strategy 2017-2021 adopted
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>> National Advanced Sciences Agenda 2031 launched
>> Emirates Blockchain Strategy 2021 launched
>> Madrasa eLearning platform launched
>> The National Strategy for Wellbeing 2031 adopted
>> National Food Security Strategy 2051 launched
>> 2019 declared as the Year of Tolerance
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>> Arab Government Excellence Award launched
>> National Space Strategy 2030 launched
>> 2020: Towards the Next 50 declared
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>> UAE Government Meetings: Post Covid-19 Strategy
>> UAE Cabinet reshuffle: Ministries merged, new entities formed
>> Hope Probe liftoff
>> ‘Designing the Next 50’ project launched
>> UAE Government consultation meetings on the next 50 years’ government work.
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