His Excellency Younis Haji Al KhooriUndersecretary at Ministry of Finance, UAE
“The ministry has introduced new concepts to the region for the first time, such as the zero-based and five-year budget, the bankruptcy law, a financial performance indicator system and open data to develop trust and bring us closer to the people. The work across all the departments of the ministry on new and innovative programmes such as these is invaluable in our progression and development as a nation. As His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the UAE, said: ‘Excellence is a continuous journey.’ I believe that, although we have already accomplished so much, our journey is really just beginning. ”
His Excellency Younis Al Khoori directly assists the Minister of Finance, and also oversees a large number of the departments within the Ministry of Finance. He is assisted by four Assistant Under Secretaries as he implements ministry policies, develops ministry policies, and formulates strategic plans. His Excellency Al Khoori is also in charge of overseeing the implementation of the plans and initiatives of the ministry, while many of the most important departments report directly to him.
Responsibilities and achievements
- Restructuring budget process through implementation of the new Zero-Based Budget.
- Responsible for Financial performance monitoring
- Treasury management
- Business development
- International Financial Relations
- Implemented Public Debt Law
- Established Emirates Development Bank Al Etihad Credit Bureau.