The Cabinet of Ministers headed by His Highness Sheikh “Mohammed bin Rashid
Al Maktoum”, Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of “Dubai”, approved the restructuring of the
“UAE University” and “Zayed University's” Board of Directors in
its meeting on Sunday March (16th) in the Presidential Palace.
University Board of Directors is chaired by Sheikh “Hamdan bin Mubarak Al
Nahyan”, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, and the
membership of “Mohammad Abdullah Al Gargawi”, Minister of Cabinet Affairs, his
Excellency “Hamid bin Mohammed Obaid Al Qattami”, Minister of Education,
"Abdullah Nasser Bin Huwaileel Al
Mansouri" and "Nora Mohammed Hilal Al Kaabi ", Ms. “Aisha
Abdullah Omran” and “Saif Mohamed Al Hajeri”.
The cabinet also
approved the restructuring of the “Zayed University” Board to be chaired by
Sheikha “Lubna Al Qasimi”, Minister of Development and International
Cooperation, and the membership of his Excellency “Khaldoun Khalifa Ahmad Al
Mubarak”, "Ali Rashid Al Ketbi", Dr. “Amal Abdullah Juma Al Qubaisi",
"Sami Al Qamzi", "Mariam Mohammed Al Rumaithi", "Ahmad
Bin Byat" and "Mubarak Saeed Al Shamsi”.
In the presence of
his Highness Sheikh “Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan”, Deputy Prime Minister and
Minister of Presidential Affairs, His Highness said that the next priority for
the boards of both universities will be to raise their level globally,
strengthen their academic role and develop future research and studies that
benefit the community.
The Cabinet has
endorsed setting up of the UAE National Institute for Medical Specializations
(UAE Medical Board) to which will enable physicians to complete their higher
education within the State and from the hardship of traveling and away from
home and family.
He added that all
the proposals adopted during the recent UAE brainstorming sessions have become
part of the Cabinet agenda, adding that the government agencies started to
implement all the proposals, following the Cabinet retreat. He cited that the
proposal for developing the UAE Medical Board was suggested in the field and
endorsed on Sunday by the Cabinet to upgrade medical cadres through continuous
training in cooperation with the national and international educational
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