UAE creates ministers for happiness and tolerance
Wednesday, 10 February 2016 - 12:43
The prime minister of the United Arab Emirates has announced the creation of a minister of state for happiness, as part of a major government shake-up.
Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, who is also the ruler of Dubai, said the minister would drive policy "to create social good and satisfaction".
A new post of minister of state for tolerance was also created.
Sheikh Mohammed said several ministries would also be merged and unveiled plans to outsource most government services.
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