Mohammed bin Rashid chairs Cabinet meeting /final add/ [Emirates News Agency (WAM) (United Arab Emirates)]
(Emirates News Agency (WAM) (United Arab Emirates) Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) ABU DAHBI, 19th January, 2014 /WAM/--The Cabinet approved the restructure of Board of Directors of Zakat Fund under chairmanship of Dr. Hadef bin Joan Al Dhahiri. The board includes membership of seasoned group from all Emirates.
It endorsed the budget of the General Pensions and Social Security Authority for 2014. The Cabinet also endorsed the budget of Emirates General Transport and Services Corporation for 2014. It endorsed the final account submitted by Emirates Authority for Standardisation & Metrology /ESMA/ for 2012 in which it registered growth in revenues by 14 per cent.
The Cabinet also endorsed the final accounts of National Qualifications Authority, National Media Council, National Council for Tourism and Antiquities.
The Council of Ministers endorsed a number of agreements in the field of air transport with Moldova and Jamaica. It approved the agreements on avoidance of double taxation and prevention of fiscal evasion on income with Libya and Brunei. The Cabinet endorsed the agreement on encouragement and protection of investors between the UAE and Benin.
It approved joining of the UAE to the World Petroleum Council, is the world's premier oil and gas forum and helps to catalyse and facilitate dialogue in order to find sustainable solutions to key energy issues.
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