DUBAI: His Highness Shaikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, has issued Law No. 14 of 2016 establishing the Mohammad Bin Rashid Library as a public institution.
Shaikh Mohammad also issued Decree No. 36 of 2016 on the formation of the board of directors of the MBR Library Foundation.
The board will be chaired by former Federal National Council speaker Mohammad Ahmad Al Murr, and it is tasked with drawing up general policies and strategic plans required to deliver the library’s objectives. The foundation will run the library and promote the organisation locally, regionally and globally. Members of the board will serve a three-year term, subject to renewal.
The other board members are Hussain Nasser Lootah as vice-chairman, Dr Mohammad Salim Al Mazroui, Ebrahim Ahmad Al Hashemi, Saeed Mohammad Al Atter Al Dhahani, Yasser Saeed Hareb Al Mahiri, Najlaa Saif Al Shamsi, Jamal Ebrahim Al Shahi, Ozobil Francis Grade, Malik Sultan Al Malik, in addition to the CEO of the library.