Two new ministers appointed in UAE Cabinet reshuffle


His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, has announced a number of changes in the UAE Cabinet.

Taking to Twitter, Sheikh Mohammed announced that Sheikh Shakhbut bin Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan and Khalifa Shaheen Al Marar will be appointed as ministers of state.

Dr Anwar Gargash, who had held the post of Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, will now take on the role of diplomatic advisor to the UAE President, while Zaki Anwar Nusseibeh will serve as cultural advisor to the president.

In a special ceremony, Gargash and Nusseibeh were also awarded with the Order of the Union in recognition of their contributions.

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