His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum chairs Cabinet meeting, exempts expired residency visa holders from fines - till end of 2020

Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum said that the UAE is going ahead with accomplishing its aspirations and national projects as planned. His Highness also said that work is ongoing to provide highest level of quality of life to its residents and citizens, through a number of value added services and initiatives across the sphere, to make a real positive impact on people’s lives.

Sheikh Mohammed’s comment were made as he chaired a virtual cabinet meeting. “We are proud of the flexibility and readiness of of government in dealing with the latest changes... our services are round the clock,” His Highness said.

“We are constantly on the move, and everyday we learn new things and improve our services, and improve our tools to serve our citizens,” His Highness said. “The value of the government work is measured by what added value to the nation, as well as to the life of citizens and residents. Amid the current situation, we want to have access to more people to support them and facilitate their services,” he added.

“Life is constantly changing, but our generosity is continuous, in our houses and entities and everywhere on this land. If we needed to change the government work, we will do it without hesitation,” His Highness added.

During the meeting, Sheikh Mohammed was briefed by ministers about the precautionary and preventive measures to contain COVID-19 pandemic outbreak.

During the virtual Cabinet meeting, Sheikh Mohammed also announced the decision to cancel fines for residence visa holders until the end of the year, and to reinforce the nation's strategic stockpile, and directed factories to support the needs of the health sector in the country.

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