H.H. Sheikh Mohammed on lookout for UAE youth minister


His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, has invited "young men and women of the UAE" to be part of the government.

Taking to his official social media handles, the Dubai ruler said he's "looking for a distinguished young man or woman" to "represent youth issues" as the country's youth minister.

The ideal candidate will be well versed with "issues of the homeland", be "rational in his approach" and "passionate about serving for his country", Sheikh Mohammed announced.

Those who "find themselves competent, capable and honest to be the youth minister must apply to the Council of Ministers via ContactUs@moca.gov.ae".

Later, in a Tweet, the UAE government said they had received 4,700 applications for the post within 24 hours of Sheikh Mohammed's announcement online. 

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