On Thursday, Shaikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai assigned four fresh cabinet members to the newly formed Ministry of Possibilities.

As per the command of Shaikh Mohammad, Obaid Humaid Al Tayer, Minister of State for Financial Affairs, will be responsible for the Department of Government Procurement, Lieutenant-General Shaikh Saif Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, has been tasked with the Department of Behavioural Rewards. Noura Mohammad Al Ka’abi, Minister of Cultural and Knowledge Development, has been tasked with the Department of UAE Talent while Ohoud Khalfa Al Roumi, Minister of State for Happiness and Quality of Life will be responsible to carry out the responsibilities of the Department of Anticipatory Services.

“We want our team to achieve unprecedented results and complete the tasks of the Ministry of Possibilities in record time, to launch a new phase of challenges. We do not have the luxury of time because there are pressing issues that cannot be postponed,” Shaikh Mohammad said.

“We launched this virtual ministry to reaffirm the forward-looking approach that we embraced since the establishment. We stop at nothing and no impossibility would stand in our way. We believe in the capacities and competencies of Emiratis who can turn challenges into opportunities and achievements,” he added.

According to the information released by the government, the new ministry will not be run by a particular minister but the Cabinet. A number of pressing national programmes will be launched in the first phase in the form of four time-bound departments: Department of Anticipatory Services, Department of Behavioural Rewards, Department of UAE Talent and the Department of Government Procurement.

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