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Top: Omar Bin Sultan Al Olama, Sarah Al Amiri;
above: Maryam Al Mehairi and Nasir bin Thani Al Hameli.

UAE Cabinet reshuffled; new ministries, ministers

ABU DHABI, October 19, 2017

The UAE's cabinet was reshuffled today by His Highness Shaikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, adding some young ministers and ministries.
Announcing the minitry changes, Shaikh Mohammed tweeted that the new structural shake-up came after  the government’s recent annual meetings and the launch of the UAE Centenial plan 2071.
The new government is a government for the new Emirati people, to develop knowledge, support science and research and involve youth in the leadership of the nation's march towards progress, he said.
Omar Bin Sultan Al Olama, 27, has been named State Minister for Artificial Intellegence.
"We want the UAE to become the world’s most prepared country for artificial intellegence,” Shaikh Mohammad said in his tweet.
Sarah Al Amiri, 30, was appointed as Minister of State with responsibility for advanced sciences, while Maryam Al Mehairi will be the Minister of State whose portfolio will cover food security.
Minister of State for Higher Educational Affairs Dr Ahmed Belhoul Al Falasi will be in charge of the portfolio of advanced skills. He will also preside over the UAE Federal Human Resources Development Authority.
Nasser bin Thani Al Hamli takes over the portfolio of Minister of Human Resources and Emiratisation.
Hessa bint Isa Bouhameed was given the portfolio of Minister of Social Development, Nahyan bin Mubarak has been appointed as Minister of Tolerance and Zaki Nusaibah takes over as Minister of State.
Shaikh Mohammed bin Rashid also announced the appointment of Noora Al Kaabi as Minister of Culture and Knowledge Development.

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