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Strategic Affairs Council

Under the directives of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, and following the decision of Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum - Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of the Executive Council, the Strategic Affairs Council was established on 19th November 2017 in place of the previous sectoral committees. The Council is tasked to perform the following:

  • Boost the performance of the Executive Council
  • Enhance policy-making and support strategic decision making across all local government sectors
  • Review strategic programmes and studies meant to enhance government sectors
  • Co-ordinate amongst government entities to ensure harmony and collaboration

The Strategic Affairs Council is chaired by His Highness Sheikh Maktoum bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum - Deputy Ruler of Dubai and First Deputy Chairman of The Executive Council of Dubai:

The Council consists of the following members:

  • His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum - Second Deputy Chairman of The Executive Council
  • His Excellency Mohammed Ibrahim Al Shaibani, Director General of HH the Ruler's Court
  • His Excellency Humaid Mohammed Obaid Al Qatami Chairman of the Board of Dubai Health Authority
  • His Excellency Abdulla Al Basti, Secretary General of The Executive Council of Dubai
  • His Excellency Major General Abdullah Khalifa Al Marri, Commander-in-Chief of Dubai Police
  • His Excellency Mattar Mohammed Al Tayer, Chairman and Executive Director of the Roads and Transport Authority
  • His Excellency Dawood Abdelrahman AlHajiri, Director General of Dubai Municipality
  • His Excellency Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, Managing Director and CEO of Dubai Electricity and Water Authority
  • His Excellency Abdulrahman Saleh Al Saleh, Director General of the Department of Finance
  • His Excellency Sami Ahmad Dhaen Al Qamzi, Director General of the Department of Economic Development