The UAE entered the stage of gradual economic life
His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, may God bless him, said that the United Arab Emirates continues to work to serve everyone, and continues its efforts to achieve our vision towards the centenary and be one of the best countries in the world to enhance its economic life.
UAE gradual economic life
Muhammed bin Rashid: The government has worked remotely efficiently
This came during the presidency of His Highness, yesterday morning, the cabinet meeting, which was held with the technique of visual communication “from a distance”, where His Highness said: The government worked very efficiently during the past months from a distance and did not stop, and today it completes its work from the field, and the employees return to continue the achievement to refresh the country economic life.
Our message to everyone is: our progress continues and the recent experience has made us stronger, better and quicker. The coming phase requires a new spirit and new ways of thinking. Our work needs to be smarter and more flexible. pic.twitter.com/n2zpl0FjNB
— HH Sheikh Mohammed (@HHShkMohd) May 31, 2020
His Highness added: We have been briefed on the authorities ’procedures for the return and continuity of business, and their work mechanisms during the coming period. The health of employees and customers is a top priority, and we have directed the officials to provide all safety and preventive measures and provide a healthy environment for the safety of everyone.
His Highness added: The United Arab Emirates is continuing, and the work teams are required to work in a more flexible, comprehensive and more responsive way to accelerating daily changes.
Addressing the ministers, His Highness said: What happened during the past months taught us to be stronger and learn, and we have improvement points that we will develop, and the next will be for the best. The results of the recent Emirates government meetings are applied and we directed the authorities to start implementing our vision for after “Covid-19”.
He emphasized: “The United Arab Emirates is continuing, and the work teams are required to work in a more flexible, comprehensive, and more responsive way to accelerating daily changes.” Addressing the ministers, he said: “What has happened during the past months has taught us to be stronger and learn, and we have improvement points that we will develop, and the next will be for the best, and the results of the recent Emirates government meetings are applied and we directed the authorities to start implementing our vision for the post (Covid-19).”
Within the agenda of the meeting, the Council of Ministers adopted during its session a number of decisions and initiatives, where a policy was adopted to educate young people about the basics of housing construction, and in organizational matters, the Council directed to study the file of government services and the file of judicial services, and the formation of a team to improve government services and enhance efforts to access electronic services Integrated, the Council also directed to study the file of societal culture and economic life in the light of the implications of the spread of the emerging Coronavirus.
UAE regain its economic life
The speech of Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum came at a time when the UAE is gradually returning to work in many sectors gradually, amid tough measures for preventive measures to contain the emerging coronavirus (Covid-19).
On another matter, Saeed Al Tayer, Managing Director of Dubai Electricity and Water Authority, confirmed that the percentage of clean energy in the energy mix has risen to about 9 percent, exceeding the percentage set in the Dubai Clean Energy Strategy 2050, which aims to produce 7 percent of energy in Dubai from clean sources by 2020 and 75 percent by 2050.
Al Tayer said that the total production capacity of the authority is currently 11.7 thousand megawatts of electricity, of which 1013 megawatts with solar photovoltaic technology from the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Complex, indicating that the total capacity of projects under implementation in the complex reaches 1850 megawatts with two photovoltaic technologies Concentrated solar power; With other future stages to reach 5,000 MW by 2030.
He pointed to the recent signing of the energy purchase agreement for the fifth phase of the complex with a capacity of 900 megawatts with the coalition led by the Saudi Aqua Company and the Gulf Investment Corporation with investments exceeding 2 billion dirhams (544 million dollars).