The new Cabinet includes 29 ministers, nine women minsters, eight first-time ministers including five women. The average age of the new cabinet members is 38 years, including a 22 years old minister.
During the announcement, the Prime Minister His Highness Shaikh Mohammed bin Rashid said that the new Cabinet was formed after consulting with His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan and the Cabinet is endorsed by President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan.
Through his twitter account, Sheikh Mohammed said that the new cabinet focuses on the future, youth, happiness, developing education, and combating climate change.
The 12th Cabinet United Arab Emirates includes:
His Highness Shaikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Prime Minister of the UAE and Minister of Defence.
His Highness Shaikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior.
His Highness Shaikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Presidential Affairs.
His Highness Shaikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Minister of Finance.
His Highness Shaikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation.
Shaikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Culture and Knowledge Development
Shaikha Lubna bint Khalid Al Qasimi, Minister of State for Tolerance.
Mohammed bin Abdullah Al Gergawi, Minister of Cabinet Affairs and Future.
Sultan bin Saeed Al Mansouri, Minister of Economy
Dr Abdul Rahman bin Mohammed bin Nasser Al Owais, Minister of Health and Prevention.
Saqr bin Ghobash Saeed Ghobash, Minister of Human Resources and Emiratization.
Dr. Anwar bin Mohammed Gargash, Minister of State for Foreign Affairs.
Obaid bin Humaid Al Tayer, Minister of State for Financial Affairs.
Reem bint Ibrahim Al Hashimy, Minister of State for International Cooperation.
Suhail bin Mohammed Faraj Al Mazroui, Minister of Energy.
Hussain bin Ibrahim Al Hammadi, Minister of Education.
Dr. Abdullah bin Mohammed Belhaif Al Nuaimi, Minister of Infrastructure Development.
Sultan bin Saeed Al Badi, Minister of Justice.
Najla bint Mohammed Al Awar, Minister of Community Development.
Mohammed bin Ahmed Al Bowardi, Minister of State for Defence Affairs.
Dr. Thani bin Ahmed Al Zeyoudi, Minister of Climate Change and Environment.
Jameela bint Salem Al Muhairi, Minister of State for General Education.
Dr Ahmad bin Abdullah Humaid Belhoul Al Falasi, Minister of State for Higher Education.
Dr. Sultan bin Ahmed Al Jaber, Minister of State.
Dr. Maitha bint Salem Al Shamsi, Minister of State.
Dr. Rashid bin Ahmed bin Fahad, Minister of State.
Ohood bint Khalfan Al Roumi, Minister of State for Happiness.
Noura bint Mohammed Al Kaabi, Minister of State for Federal National Council Affairs.
Shamma bint Sohail Faris Al Mazrui, Minister of State for Youth Affairs
His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum thanked Sheikh Hamdan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan and Maryam bint Khalfan Al Roumi for their efforts and the roles they played to achieve many objectives for the United Arab Emirates.
Vice President and Prime Minister His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum said: “I would like to extend my sincere gratitude and appreciation to my brother Hamdan bin Mubarak and my sister Maryam Al Roumi. Their work and efforts are highly valued and their history is known for everyone. We will need their experience. I would also like to thank my brother Abdullah Ghobash for his efforts within the Cabinet over the past two years. I wish them all the best and success.”
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