Abu Dhabi: His Highness Shaikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai,opened the Fourth Ordinary Session of the 14th legislative chapter of the Federal National Council (FNC) at the latter's premises in Abu Dhabi on Wednesday.

Speaking as he opened the session, Shaikh Mohammad said: "The UAE economy is robust and we hope the steps we have taken will help it regain the initiative.”

General Shaikh Mohammad Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, Shaikh Hamdan Bin Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Shaikh Hamdan Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai were present at the opening session.