The UAE Cabinet has approved developing the UAE Circular Economy Policy 2031 as an updated framework to achieve the objectives of the country in circular economy, the UAE's Green Agenda 2030 and the UAE Centennial 2071.
His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, chaired the Cabinet meeting at Qasr Al Watan, Abu Dhabi, in the presence of HH Sheikh Maktoum bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai, Deputy Prime Minister, and Minister of Finance; Lt General Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of the Interior; and Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Presidential Court.
The Circular Economy Policy agenda includes developing 22 policies in various fields, including sustainable transport, sustainable food production and consumption, sustainable manufacturing, and green infrastructure, a Wam news agency report said.
The UAE Government's Net Zero 2050 Charter was also approved by the Cabinet. The charter aims to create a unified framework between the Federal government and the local governments of the Emirates, ensuring cooperation in adopting policies and procedures to achieve climate neutrality by 2050.