PHOTOS: Dubai king & ruler announces young UAE cabinet

October 20, 2017 9:22 am

Six new ministers – three of them women – have been named as members of the UAE cabinet by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of .

During a cabinet reshuffle on Thursday, some of the major appointments announced in addition to the six new members was the creation of three new posts.

27-year-old Omar bin Sultan Al Olama was named the Minister of State for Artificial Intelligence, 30-year-old Sara Al Amiri was named Minister of State for Advanced Sciences, while Mariam Al Muhairi was named Minister of State for Food Security.
One of the youngest members to be introduced to the cabinet, Al Olama previously held the role of Director of the World Government Summit Organisation.
As two of the three new women introduced to the cabinet, Al Amiri has served as Chairperson for the UAE Council of Scientists and is associated with the Mohammad bin Rashid Space Centre. And throughout her career, Al Muhairi – who began her professional journey with the UAE Ministry of Environment and Water – has helped lead some major projects in the field of sustainability in the UAE.
The three additional new members taking on previously instated roles includes Nasser bin Thani Al Hameli, who was appointed as Minister of Human Resources and Emiratisation, Zaki Nussaibah as Minister of State and Hessa bint Bu Humaid who will now take on the role of Minister of State for Community Development.
With the new additions, the 13th UAE Cabinet now has 31 members, an increase of two members from the 12th UAE Cabinet.
And with five of the six new members only in their twenties and thirties, it is yet another nod towards the UAE’s shift in empowering the country’s youth.
Following the Government’s recent annual meetings and the launch of the UAE Centenial plan 2071, Sheikh Mohammed took to Twitter to announce details of the new structural shake-up on Thursday afternoon. With a change in portfolio for two existing ministers, Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan has now been appointed as the Minister of State for Tolerance (he was previously the Minister of State for Culture and Knowledge Development). He will be taking the reigns from Sheikha Lubna Al Qasimi, who was the previous Minister of State for Tolerance in the UAE 12th Cabinet.
Noora Al Kaabi will take up the position of Minister of State for Culture and Knowledge Development. She previously held the position of Minister of State for Federal National Council Affairs.
Two current ministers have also had additional portfolios added to their current post. Ahmad Abdullah Humaid Belhoul Al Falasi, Minister of State for Higher Education will now be Minister of State for Higher Education and Advanced Skills, while Abdul Rahman Mohammad Al Owais, Minister of State for Health and Prevention will now hold the title: Minister of State for Health and Prevention, Federal National Council (FNC) Affairs.

Three new posts:

Minister of State for Artificial Intelligence
Minister of State for Advanced Sciences
Minister of State for Food Security

The new faces:

Omar bin Sultan Al Olama, Minister of State for Artificial Intelligence
Sara Al Amiri, Minister of State for Advanced Sciences
Mariam Al Muhairi, Minister of State for Food Security
Nasser bin Thani Al Hameli, Minister of Human Resources and Emiratisation,
Zaki Nussaibah, Minister of State
Hessa bint Bu Humaid, Minister of State for Community Development

Change in title:

* Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of State for Tolerance (he was previously the Minister of State for Culture and Knowledge Development)
* Noora Al Kaabi, Minister of State for Culture and Knowledge Development (she previously held the position of Minister of State for Federal National Council Affairs)

Here’s the full list of ministers in the reshuffled cabinet:

13th UAE cabinet

1-His Highness Sheikh Mohammad bin Rashid Al Maktoum: Vice President and Prime Minister of UAE and Ruler of Dubai and Minister of Defence
2-Lieutenant General Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan: Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior
3-Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan: Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Presidential Affairs
4-Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum: Deputy Ruler of Dubai and Minister of Finance
5-Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan: Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation
6-Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan: Minister of Tolerance 
7-Mohammad Abdullah Al Gergawi: Minister of Cabinet Affairs and the Future
8-Sultan bin Saeed Al Mansouri: Minister of Economy
9-Abdul Rahman Mohammad Al Owais: Minister of Health and Prevention, Minister of Federal National Council (FNC) Affairs
10-Dr Anwar Mohammad Gargash: Minister of State for Foreign Affairs
11-Obaid Humaid Al Tayer: Minister of State for Financial Affairs
12-Reem Ebrahim Al Hashemi: Minister of State for International Cooperation
13-Suhail Mohammad Faraj Al Mazroui: Minister of Energy and Industry
14-Hussain Ebrahim Al Hammadi: Minister of Education
15-Dr Abdullah Mohammad Bel Haif Al Nuaimi: Minister of Infrastructure Development
16-Sultan bin Saeed Al Badi: Minister of Justice
17-Mohammad Ahmad Al Bawardi: Minister of State for Defence Affairs
18-Noora Mohammad Al Kaabi: Cultural and Knowledge Development
19-Thani Ahmad Al Zeyoudi: Minister of Climate Change and Environment
20-Nasser bin Thani Al Hameli: Minister of Human Resources and Emiratisation
21-Hessa bint Eisa Bu Humaid: Minister of Community Development
22-Jameela Salem Al Muhairi: Minister of State for Public Education
23-Ahmad Abdullah Humaid Bel Houl Al Falasi: Minister of State for Higher Education and Advanced Skills
24-Sultan Ahmad Al Jaber: Minister of State
25-Maitha Salem Al Shamsi: Minister of State
26-Ohoud Khalfan Al Roumi: Minister of State for Happiness
27-Shamma Suhail Faris Al Mazroui: Minister of State for Youth
28-Zaki Nussaibah: Minister of State
29-Mariam Al Muhairi: Minister of State for Food Security
30-Sara Al Amiri: Minister of State for Advanced Sciences

31-Omar Sultan Al Olama: Minister of State for Artificial Intelligence 


Sheikh Mohammed (Dubai king & ruler).

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