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UAE Minister of Health relieved of duties

Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid, Vice President of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, has issued a 'resolution' relieving Dr Hanif Hassan of his duties as UAE Minister of Health and has assigned Abdul Rahman Mohammed Al Owais as acting Minister of Health, in addition to his duties as Minister of Culture, WAM has reported. Dr. Hassan was appointed the Minister of Health in May 2009. Prior to this position; he was appointed as the Minister of Education in February 2006.