The UAE Cabinet has approved a national policy aimed at ensuring the availability of essential medicines at all times, in addition to ensuring their quality and safety.
The country will also raise investment in the pharmaceutical industrial sector by 20 per cent.
The latest Cabinet meeting, held at Expo 2020 Dubai, was chaired by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai.
During the meeting, Cabinet members ratified a national strategy comprising 40 projects, aimed at enhancing the contribution of creative industries to 5 per cent of UAE GDP, in partnership with the private sector.
Sheikh Mohammed also announced financial exemptions from housing loans for low-income UAE citizens, people of determination and families of the deceased.
#UAE Cabinet also approves financial exemptions from housing loans for UAE citizens, in cases of inability to pay the loans, families of those who have passed away & people of determination. Low-income families will be eligible to receive government houses. pic.twitter.com/utRMaZAChd— Dubai Media Office (@DXBMediaOffice) November 29, 2021
During the meeting, #UAE Cabinet also ratifies a national strategy for cultural and creative industries, compromising 40 projects with aim to enhance contribution of creative industrial sectors to 5% of UAE GDP, in partnership with the private sector. pic.twitter.com/6zMwvQ6gxk— Dubai Media Office (@DXBMediaOffice) November 29, 2021