The UAE Ministerial Development Council, presided over by H.H. Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Presidential Affairs, discussed today the National Strategy for Water Security 2036.
The strategy sets short, medium and long term targets, and outlines the foundations for integrated water resource management and water security sustainability in line with UAE Vision 2021 and UAE Centennial Strategy 2071.
The council considered a list of proposed solutions for all components of the water supply chain, including alternative water sources, emergency water production and distribution, storage mechanisms and water networking between UAE cities, as well as optimal legislation, standards, and implementation strategies. It also reviewed the Manual on Measuring Productivity in the Federal Government, which explains the mechanism of performance and productivity in the federal government. It includes directives for all ministries and government entities to understand and measure the productivity of the governmental sector.