His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of UAE and Ruler of Dubai, has expressed his delight with the ranking of the UAE as first globally in government and economy confidence, according to a survey conducted by the Edelman Trust Barometer, 2014.
He noted that the feat saw the UAE leaping from sixth to first position in just one year to become the first state to do so.
Sheikh Mohammed has tweeted that "The people's confidence in the government led by President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, comes as a result of the government's closeness to people and its response to their needs."
He reiterated that the UAE government will continue the development process and remain close to the people, "And as a team, we will score more successes."
The New York based Edelman Foundation has confirmed that the plans and strategies launched by the UAE government contributed to boosting confidence in the government and economic performance during the last period.