Sheikh Mohammed launches Ministry of Possibilities
“The word impossible does not exist in our dictionary. It is not part of our vision and will never be part of our future…”
HH Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Vice President of the UAE and ruler of Dubai has launched a virtual Ministry of Possibilities in the UAE. The new UAE ministry will operate without a minister, and will ‘address pressing national portfolios and build future government systems’ according to a Tweet by Sheikh Mohammed.
Sheikh Mohammed added that the ‘unconventional ministry’ will be staffed by cabinet ministers.
.@HHShkMohd: Today we launched the Ministry of Possibilities, an unconventional ministry without a minister. Its staff are cabinet members. The ministry works on important national matters and towards building new government systems for the future. pic.twitter.com/zBgBrai9qg
— Dubai Media Office (@DXBMediaOffice) April 23, 2019
The Ministry of Possibilities will be responsible for working on national programs across four departments: The Department of Anticipatory Services, Department of Behavioral Rewards, Department of UAE Talent and Department of Government Procurement.
Among their first responsibilities, the ministry will build an e-platform to facilitate government purchases, shortening the process from 60 days to 6 minutes and discover talents in UAE children.
“The future brings challenges that require constant government restructuring,” Sheikh Mohammed explained, “The word impossible does not exist in our dictionary. It is not part of our vision and will never be part of our future.”
The Ministry of Possibilities will help redefine the concept of government by creating a platform for addressing radical changes in government systems, a statement on Sheikh Mohammed’s official website read. The ministry will also ‘showcase a new model for next generation government operations to the world’ according to the statement.