UAE cabinet approves zero-deficit federal budget for 2020

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The UAE Cabinet has approved a zero-deficit federal budget of AED 61 billion for next year.

The spending plan was endorsed during a Cabinet meeting on Tuesday which was chaired by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai.

A third of it will be allocated to country's social development sector while the rest will go to infrastructure, economic resources and living benefits

It's the largest budget ever in the history of the UAE.

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