Two new ministers appointed in UAE Cabinet reshuffle

@HHShkMohd/Twitter

His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, has announced a number of changes in the UAE Cabinet.

Taking to Twitter, Sheikh Mohammed announced that Sheikh Shakhbut bin Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan and Khalifa Shaheen Al Marar will be appointed as ministers of state.

Dr Anwar Gargash, who had held the post of Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, will now take on the role of diplomatic advisor to the UAE President, while Zaki Anwar Nusseibeh will serve as cultural advisor to the president.

In a special ceremony, Gargash and Nusseibeh were also awarded with the Order of the Union in recognition of their contributions.

More from Local

Coming Up on Dubai Eye

  • The Business Breakfast

    6:00am - 11:00am

    The Business Breakfast is the day’s must listen for the UAE’s business leaders, and those who aspire to be.

  • Lunch with Lloyd

    11:00am - 2:00pm

    No one knows entertainment better than veteran Dubai broadcaster Mark Lloyd.

BUSINESS BREAKFAST LATEST

On Dubai Eye

  • Honouring Kian's life

    Goli lost her five-year-old son Kian in a tragic accident on Boxing Day. Today, we honour Kian's memory and send our love to Goli and her family.

  • Combatting COVID-19: Dubai amends travel protocols

    Dubai’s Supreme Committee of Crisis & Disaster Management has announced amendments to travel protocols as part of preventive measures to limit the spread of COVID-19.