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The UAE Cabinet, has approved the National Policy on Vaccinations, which is a multi-sectoral national framework for combating communicable diseases and reducing their risks to individuals and society.

The UAE Cabinet, has approved the restructuring of the Board of Directors of the Emirates Development Bank under the chairmanship of Dr. Sultan bin Ahmed Al Jaber, Minister of Industry and Advanced Technology.

His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum announced the new ministerial structure through several tweets published on his official twitter account.

His Highness Sheikh Mohammed has expressed pride in the UAE community who supported government efforts and demonstrated a high level of awareness through adhering to the health precautionary measures, which contributes to UAE’s goal of tackling the COVID-19 pandemic

The UAE Cabinet adopted several decisions related to improving the work of the federal government, supporting various national sectors in minimising the effects of the coronavirus, COVID-19, pandemic, and facilitating their services provided to the public during the current crisis.

His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, affirmed the UAE will continue to serve all and pursue its efforts to deliver its Centennial Plan 2071 which aims to make the UAE among the best countries in the world.

"The UAE Government is acutely aware that the COVID-19 pandemic is much more than a public health emergency; it has wide-reaching social, economic, humanitarian and human rights impacts, disproportionately affecting the most vulnerable people."

The UAE leadership spared no effort in ensuring welfare of workers even under the current circumstances, said Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Tolerance.

"We are racing against time to make our country fully ready for various circumstances," His Highness Sheikh Mohammed added, while praising the efforts made by various federal and local healthcare authorities to maintain the safety and health of society.

The UAE Cabinet, chaired remotely by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, has approved a draft law on the protection of national safety to guarantee the protection of society in cases of disasters and any healthcare, economic and environmental threats to the country.

The resolution aims to ensure community health, safety and wellbeing while countering any form of misinformation that could lead to a negative impact and mislead public opinion.

The Federation of the UAE Chambers of Commerce and Industry, FCCI, is reconsidering its relations with countries that have not responded to repatriation requests from their citizens who worked in the private sector in the UAE but wanted to return home after taking leave from their jobs.

His Highness Sheikh Mohammed made the statement while chairing a virtual meeting of the UAE Cabinet this morning. "We are proud of the flexibility and readiness shown by the UAE Government in dealing with the current developments. Our services are continuing around the clock," His Highness said.

His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, chaired a video meeting with H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan and a number of UAE ambassadors to review the country’s diplomatic missions overseas

The UAE cabinet has approved new decisions as the country steps up precautionary measures to contain the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. The new decisions are aimed to protect people's health and safety and ensure business continuity at all sectors.

The legislation mandates that individuals and establishments must adhere to the preventive measures and instructions issued by the Ministry of Health and Prevention, the Ministry of Interior, and the National Emergency Crisis and Disasters Management Authority, NCEMA

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