THE LEVANT NEWS — Seemingly not leaving the cheerfulness and bliss of its nation to chance, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has sworn in its first minister of happiness.
Ohood al-Roumi was officially sworn in along with the rest of the Persian Gulf country’s 29-member cabinet before Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the UAE’s vice president, prime minister and Emir of Dubai on Sunday.
Al-Roumi wore a necklace with the words happy around her neck during the ceremony.
According to Sheikh Mohammed’s twitter account, her role is to “align and drive government policy to create social good and satisfaction.”
“Plans, projects, programs, indices will inform the work of our ministries to achieve happiness,” he added.
Among the newly appointed positions are also Minister of Tolerance Sheikha Lubna bint Khaled al-Qasimi and the new Minister of Youth Affairs Shamma al-Mazrui.
Source: Press TV