On Sunday, the UAE Cabinet accepted the National Strategy for Wellbeing 2031, in order to make the UAE a world leader in offering the best quality of life.
The meeting was held at the Presidential Palace in Abu Dhabi. The Cabinet meeting was chaired by His Highness Sheikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai.
The objective of the National Strategy for Wellbeing 2031 is to make the UAE a world leader in quality of life through a number of key objectives and drives.
It also plans to promote a unified concept of wellbeing, thus backing the vision of the UAE Vision 2021 and the UAE Centennial 2071.
Lt. General Sheikh Saif Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of the Interior, and Sheikh Mansour Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Presidential Affairs, were present at the meeting.
The plan or scheme is based on a national framework of three main levels — individuals, society and the nation. It consists of 14 elements and 9 strategic objectives, which consist of strengthening people’s wellbeing by advocating healthy and active lifestyles, promoting good mental health and adopting positive thinking. The plan comprise of 90 supporting initiatives directing over 40 priority areas.
The Cabinet even signed a number of federal decisions and laws like the adoption of modification to the Federal Law on the Regulation and Protection of Industrial Property of Patents and Industrial Designs. The reforms intends at offering an integrated legislative environment regulating industrial property rights and protecting the rights of inventors.
We approved the Federal Law concerning Genetically Modified Products to ensure public safety. We also adopted the Executive Regulation of the Federal Law on Medical Liability that sets the criteria of medical malpractices and outlines procedures for medical complaints in the UAE. pic.twitter.com/ys3cCe9a0G
— HH Sheikh Mohammed (@HHShkMohd) June 9, 2019
The ruling mirrors positively on the national economy and supports its changes into a knowledge-based innovative economy. It accepted the Federal Law on Biosafety of Genetically Modified Organisms, which wishes to protect public health from the risks of genetically modified organisms or their products.
The Cabinet even passed the executive regulations of the Federal Law on Medical Liability, which stated the conditions and standards of health facilities and the level of health services.