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President issues three decrees restructuring Abu Dhabi Executive Council

posted on 07/01/2009: 2157 views

President HH Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, in his capacity as the Ruler of Abu Dhabi, has issued three Emiri decrees restructuring the Executive Council of the Emirate of Abu Dhabi.

The first decree re-appointed General HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces as the Chairman of the Executive Committee of the emirate of Abu Dhabi, while the second decree restructured the Executive Council.

The third decree pertained to the Civil Service Department of the emirate of Abu Dhabi.

The structuring of the Executive Council is made in pursuant of the Law No.(1) of 1974 reorganising the Government of the Emirate of Abu Dhabi (as amended), which enjoins the restructuring of the Executive Committee of the Emirate of Abu Dhabi once every two years.

The following is the text of the first decree pertaining to the appointment of the Chairman of the Executive Council:

We, Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Ruler of Abu Dhabi, - Pursuant to Law Number (1) of 1974 reorganizing the Government of the Emirate of Abu Dhabi (as amended), - And Emiri decree No. (22) of 2006 pertaining to appointment of the Chairman of the Executive Council of the Emirate of Abu Dhabi, - We hereby issued the following Law:

ARTICLE (1) HH Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the Crown Prince, is appointed Chairman of the Executive Council of the Emirate of Abu Dhabi

ARTICLE (2) This decree shall take effect and be enforced as of the date of its issue and will be published in the Official Gazette.

The second decree stipulated restructuring of the Executive Council of the Emirate of Abu Dhabi with Their Highnesses and Excellencies as:

1. Sheikh Saeed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan - Member 2. Sheikh Tahnoun Bin Zayed Al Nahyan - Member 3. Sheikh Dhiab Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Chairman of the WEA - Member 4. Sheikh Hamid Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Chamberlain of Crown Prince Court - Member 5. Sheikh Sultan Bin Khalifa Al Nahyan - Member 6. Sheikh Mohammed Bin Khalifa Al Nahyan, Chairman of Finance Department - Member 7. Sheikh Ahmed Bin Saif Al Nahyan - Member 8. Sheikh Sultan Bin Tahnoun Al Nahyan, Chairman of ADTA - Member 9. Mohammed Ahmed Al Bawardi, Secretary General: Executive Council - Member 10. Khaldoon Khalifa Al Mubarak, Chairman: Executive Affairs Authority - Member 11. Rashid Mubarak Al Hajiri - Chairman: Municipal Affairs Department - Member 12. Hamad AlHurr Al Suwaidi -Undersecretary Finance Department - Member 13. Nasser Ahmed Al Suwaidi, Chairman DPE - Member 14. Abdullah Rashid Khalaf Al Otaiba, Chairman DoT - Member 15. Ahmed Mubarak Al Mazroui, Chairman Health Authority - Member 16.Maj.Gen.Obeid Al Heiri Salem Al Ketbi, Deputy Commander General AD Police - Member 17. Mughair Khamis Al Khuyayli, Director AD Education Council - Member.

The third decree assigned Chairman of the Abu Dhabi Health Authority and Member of the Abu Dhabi Executive Council HE Dr. Ahmed Mubarak Al Mazroui with the duties of running the affairs of the Civil Service Department and supervising on the procedures of transferring the prerogatives as well as the staff from the Department to the General Secretariat of the Executive Council and other institutions in preparation for abolishing the Department. – Emirates News Agency, WAM


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