His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the President of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), is also the Ruler of Abu Dhabi, the largest of the country’s seven emirates. Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed, the ruler of Abu Dhabi, has issued an Emiri decree restructuring the Abu Dhabi Executive Council.
The Abu Dhabi Executive Council is the executive branch of the Abu Dhabi government, in charge of supervising the implementation of policies and initiatives that aim to accomplish the emirate’s development goals.
The Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi, presently His Highness Sheikh Khaled bin Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, chairs the council.
newly restructured council may also prioritize specific developments such as renewable energy, tourism, and healthcare
Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan issued an Emiri decree to enhance the system of governance of the Abu Dhabi Executive Council, to make it more productive and efficient in driving the emirate’s development agenda.
The restructuring will include the appointment of new council members and the restructuring of the council’s responsibilities and functions.
Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the Ruler of Abu Dhabi, has served as a major driver behind the emirate’s rapid economic and social development over the last few decades.
Under his leadership, Abu Dhabi’s economy has shifted away from oil and gas, with significant investments in sectors such as tourism, renewable energy, and technology.
The reform of the Abu Dhabi Executive Council is expected to speed up the emirate’s development even further, ensuring that it remains at the forefront of regional innovation and progress. The appointment of His Highness Sheikh Khaled bin Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan as chairman of the council reflects Abu Dhabi’s continued commitment to promoting the well-being and prosperity of its citizens and residents.
What is the Abu Dhabi Executive Council, and when was it founded?
The Abu Dhabi Executive Council is the executive part of the government of Abu Dhabi, the UAE’s capital city and largest emirate (UAE).
It was established in 2004 by an Emiri decree issued by His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, then-President of the UAE and Ruler of Abu Dhabi.
The council is presently chaired by His Highness Sheikh Khaled bin Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi. The council’s responsibility will be closely monitoring the execution of efforts and plans that aim to achieve the emirate’s development goals, and also efficiently managing the government’s day-to-day activities and policies implementation.
Since its establishment, the Abu Dhabi Executive Council has been a key player in driving the emirate’s impressive development, ushering in modernity, prosperity, and diversity. It has played an important role in attracting foreign investment, creating job opportunities, and improving the quality of life for Abu Dhabi’s residents.
The council is composed of heads of various government agencies and departments, as well as other prominent individuals with expertise in fields such as business, finance, and education.
Its responsibilities include developing and implementing strategies to enhance and diversify the economy, promote social welfare, and ensure effective governance and administration of the emirate.
How will the newly restructured Abu Dhabi Council work?
The restructuring will set goals to make the council more effective and efficient in accomplishing the emirate’s development goals, it may include improvements in its working process and enhance the responsibilities, functions, and membership.
The restructuring is also likely to include the appointment of new council members with expertise in fields like technology, innovation, and sustainable development, along with important members from the private sector and civil society.
This could provide the council with new perspectives and innovative ideas it will also ensure that its initiatives and regulations are in line with current trends and best – practices.
The restructured council may also prioritize specific developments, such as renewable energy, the tourist industry, and healthcare, to align with the emirate’s goals and strategic goals. It is feasible that the council’s decision-making procedures would be simplified and made more transparent, with greater stakeholder and public involvement in policymaking.
The decree calls for the following individuals to be appointed to the council: Dr. Ahmed Mubarak Al Mazrouei, Chairman of the Abu Dhabi Executive Office/Strategic Affairs Council, Khaldoun Khalifa Al Mubarak, Chairman of the Executive Affairs Authority/Strategic Affairs Council, Jassim Mohammed Buatabh Al Zaabi, Chairman of the Abu Dhabi Department of Finance/Strategic Affairs Council, Dr. Mugheer Khamis Al Khaili, Chairman of the Abu Dhabi Department of Community Development, Eng. Awaidha Murshed Al Marar, Sara Musallam, Chairwoman of the Abu Dhabi Department of Education and Knowledge (ADEK), Mohamed Ali Al Shorafa, Chairman of the Department of Municipalities and Transport (DMT), Ahmed Jasim Al Zaabi, Chairman of the Abu Dhabi Department of Economic Development, Mansour Ibrahim Al Mansouri, Chairman of the Department of Health – Abu Dhabi, and Ahmed Tamim Al Kuttab, Chairman of the Department of Government Support.
The new structure of the Abu Dhabi Executive Council will drive economic and social development while ensuring effective governance. Details will be provided as the council gets to work.