UAE Zero Government Bureaucracy Programme

His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai has launched a Zero Government Bureaucracy Programme (ZGB) to cancel 2,000 government procedures and remove unnecessary bureaucracy procedures within a year.

incentive bonus of Dh1 million for government employees or teams that excel in removing unnecessary bureaucratic procedures. The ZGB programme, which seeks to eliminate redundant government procedures and requirements, was launched in the presence of 30 federal government entities.

Under the programme, government entities are tasked with the immediate implementation of the programme, which includes cancelling a minimum of 2,000 government measures, halving the time required for procedures, and removing all unnecessary bureaucracy within the span of a year.

Sheikh Mohammed reiterated that the UAE government’s core purpose is to raise the quality of life of the country’s people. He emphasised the importance of government entities evolving their services and adopting highly efficient business models focused on cutting bureaucracy to achieve the nation’s goal of leading the world in government service excellence.