UAE President Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan has ordered the completion of all housing benefit applications submitted through the Sheikh Zayed Housing Program in previous years, with a total cost of around Dhs 2.3 billion.
According to state-run news agency WAM, the move is part of the UAE President’s initiatives and is in line with his aspirations to improve family stability for UAE citizens as well as ensure decent living and improve the quality of life for UAE citizens.
Energy and Infrastructure Minister Suhail bin Mohammed Al Mazrouei said that under the initiative, all housing benefit applications currently pending in the Sheikh Zayed Housing Program will be processed over the next five years.
He explained that it includes housing benefit applications submitted by applicants who are eligible under the program’s terms and conditions and covers construction, modernization and maintenance.
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Al Mazrouei reiterated that the ministry will work with the Follow-Up Committee of the UAE President’s initiatives to implement Sheikh Mohamed’s guidelines according to the timeline of the five-year plan.
He added that this initiative is a testament to the UAE President’s commitment to meeting citizens’ needs by improving their well-being, noting that the initiative complements the ministry’s home loan project recently announced by the UAE cabinet became.
Al Mazrouei said that citizens are the UAE’s leadership’s top priority, with housing projects being a top priority since the union’s founding led by the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, a legacy the late Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan contributed by framing the UAE’s development plans around the goal of improving the quality of life.
The implementation of housing projects is among the most admirable achievements of the UAE and a key pillar in the country’s comprehensive development path, he concluded.