The Ministry of Finance organizes the second meeting of the Council of coordination of the financial policy of the government for 2022

The Ministry of Finance (MoF) today held the second meeting of the 2022 Government Financial Policy Coordination Council. His Excellency Younis Haji Al Khoori, MoF Under-Secretary and Chairman of the Council chaired the meeting, which took place virtually, alongside His Excellency Saeed Rashid. Al Yateem, Deputy Undersecretary for Resources and Budget Sector and Vice Chairman of the Board.

Council members from several UAE government entities attended the meeting. In attendance were: His Excellency Ibrahim Obaid Al Zaabi, Deputy Governor of the Department of Monetary Policy and Stability at the Central Bank of the United Arab Emirates; Her Excellency Buthaina Al Mazrui, Deputy Director General for Executive and Financial Affairs at the Ministry of Finance – Abu Dhabi; His Excellency Arif Abdulrahman Ahli, Executive Director, Planning and General Budget Sector at DoF – Dubai; His Excellency Waleed Ibrahim Al Sayegh, Director General of Sharjah Department of Finance; His Excellency Yousef Muhammad Al Balushi, Deputy Director General of Finance Department of Ras Al Khaimah; His Excellency Marwan Al Ali, Director General of Ajman Finance Department; and Mrs. Mariam Abdullah Al Matroushi, Deputy Director of DoF – Fujairah.

During the meeting, Board members were updated on the implementation of recommendations from the previous meeting. A presentation was also made on the consolidated financial statements of the United Arab Emirates for 2021 and the first quarter of 2022. Members also discussed the project to improve the competitiveness and transparency of climate and environmental expenditure data, in addition to discuss the latest developments in the establishment of the early warning system. financial framework “a framework and a plan for the future”. The meeting also welcomed Her Excellency Hanan Mansour Ahli, Director of the Federal Center for Competitiveness and Statistics, to make a presentation on the UAE’s intention to join the Special Data Dissemination Standard (SDDS) and to confirm receipt of the International Monetary Fund mission for Article IV consultations, who will visit the country during the current month.

The Government Financial Policy Coordinating Council was formed by UAE Cabinet Decision No. (39) of 2008 and its members are the Undersecretary of the Ministry of Finance, representatives of UAE government entities United Arab Emirates and a representative of the Central Bank of the United Arab Emirates. .

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