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Dubai ruler says ‘the worst has passed’

The comment was made following a cabinet meeting where the Covid-19 pandemic was discussed

Following a Cabinet meeting, Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the UAE’s Prime Minister and Vice President and Ruler of Dubai remarked that the UAE has overcome the worst of the Covid-19 pandemic.

In a statement posted on Twitter, he said: “I chaired a Cabinet meeting during which we were briefed on the latest developments in procedures to support the medical sector during the Covid-19 pandemic. The worst has passed. The UAE has worked as one team and created a universal model of addressing the pandemic.”

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The Cabinet also adopted a number of initiatives and policies aimed at modernising various areas and sectors, and issued a resolution covering the executive regulations of the federal law for medical products and pharmaceutical facilities.

The new regulations aim to improve the quality of healthcare services and ensure the secure and consistent supply of medical products and services.

A resolution was also issued on adopting the guidelines of a unified health protocol for border ports in the GCC countries, in line with the recommendations of the World Health Organisation.

 

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