No increase in UAE federal fees for 3 years: Mohammed

By Divi S.

ABU DHABI 1 March 2018: Public services requiring government fees in the UAE will not be increased for a period of three years, said His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai.

“We decided not to increase the federal fees during the next three years, to restore the economic and social stability of the state and to support our industrial and commercial sectors and attract more foreign investments,” he tweeted.

Sheikh Mohammed said that the UAE under the leadership of President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyen, prioritize the socio-economic stability of citizens and residents.

His Highness’ comments came as he chaired the UAE cabinet in the presence of Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior Lieutenant-General Sheikh Saif Bin Zayed Al Nahyan,and Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Presidential Affairs Sheikh Mansour Bin Zayed Al Nahyan.


Sheikh Mohammed said: “UAE competitiveness is the main priority for the government, and the next term will witness the launching of many new social-development initiatives, and other initiatives for youth of UAE to make them directly benefit from our journey of development.”