Egypt’s Minister of Planning and Economic Development Hala El-Said, was selected as the best minister in the Arab world.
Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, on Wednesday announced the winners of the Arab Government Excellence Award, which aims to recognise leading Arab ministers and ministries for their outstanding work in advancing governance and administrative practice in the region.
Launching the awards last year in May, Sheikh Mohammed said: “The Arab League can play a major developmental role for the region. The Arab Government Excellence Award aims to create a new development movement in the Arab World.”
“A country that adopts advanced administrative systems will gain a sustainable, fast-paced development journey leading to further prosperity, strength and growth,” he added.
El-Said was selected as chairperson of the newly established The Sovereign Fund of Egypt (TSFE), in addition to her appointment as Minister of Planning in 2017.
El-Said plays the mainr role in setting the features of Egypt 2030 Vision, in addition to managing the country’s digital transformation, as the state is working to develop a comprehensive plan for reform and governance of its administrative apparatus, to raise the efficiency of institutions and create a business environment supporting the role of the private sector and attractive for domestic and foreign investment.