Cabinet constitutes national solidarity panel

Cabinet constitutes national solidarity panelEmphasizing the need to enhance national and communal solidarity, Prime Minister and Vice-President of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai- His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum has announced to form a panel on national solidarity which is aimed to work on issues necessary for the country to achieve its development targets.

Sheikh Mohammed chaired a cabinet meeting at the Presidential Palace in Abu Dhabi yesterday amid the esteemed presence of Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Presidential Affairs. It has been urged that the committee should work hard for implementing the President's call on national solidarity which he made on the 38th National Day.

The proposed higher ministerial committee would be headed by the Minister of Culture, Youth and Community Development. The Ministers of Education, Health, Labour, Dr Maitha Al Shamsi and Chairman of the National Media Council have been inducted as members in the committee.

Sheikh Mohammed said that President's call should be taken as a reference for implementing future schemes of national development. The committee has been assigned the task of preparing general framework on the Call which would be discussed in the next cabinet meet in 2012.