The prime minister of the United Arab Emirates has announced the establishment of a minister of state for happiness and minister of state for tolerance as part of a new cabinet shakeup.
Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, ruler of Dubai, said on Twitter that the new configuration is focused on the future, youth and happiness, the development of education and protecting the environment.
Ohood bint Khalfan Al Roumi was chosen for minister for happiness and Lubna bint Khaled al Qasimi has been appointed as the minister for tolerance.
So, what does the minister for happiness mean?
Mohammed tweeted that the post will “align and drive government policy to create social good and satisfaction.”
Some folks on social media are mocking the positions.
But this isn’t the first time a position like these have been created.
In 2013, Venezuela’s president created a vice ministry of supreme social happiness position.
Nicolas Maduro said the name was given to honor Hugo Chavez, who created programs to alleviate poverty in the country, according to the AP.
Maduro said that the position aimed to take care of the most “sublime, vulnerable and delicate, to those who are most loved by anyone who calls themselves a revolutionary, a Christian and Chavista,” the AP reported.
Do You Have Any Story, Press Release, Events Coverage Or You Want An Advert Placement?
Call The DailyBells Nigeria Today On Our Hotlines +234 802 523 7926, +234 806 017 6677 Or WHATSAPP On +234 802 523 7926
Email: email@example.com Or firstname.lastname@example.org.
All Rights Reserved. This Material And Any Other Material On THE DAILYBELLS NIGERIA Should Not Be Reproduced, Published Broadcast, Written Or Distributed In Full Or In Part, Without Written Permission From The Editor/CEO..