Sheikh Hamdan okays Dubai Future Foundation's 2018 plan

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Sheikh Hamdan okays Dubai Future Foundations 2018 plan
Sheikh Hamdan, Sheikh Maktoum, Mohammad Abdullah Al Gergawi and other officials during the meeting of the Dubai Future Foundation's Executive Committee.

Dubai - Staying committed to achieving progress is very important

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Published: Sat 23 Dec 2017, 6:58 PM

Last updated: Sat 23 Dec 2017, 9:02 PM

Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai, Chairman of the Dubai Executive Council and Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Dubai Future Foundation (DFF), said that the emirate is not only taking the lead in shaping the future, but its accomplishments in this domain are also enabling it to export its expertise to the world.
Sheikh Hamdan stressed the importance of staying committed to achieving progress in this field and enhancing efforts to deploy the latest strategies and technologies in the government sector to realise the vision of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, to transform the emirate into a future-oriented city and a global hub for advanced science and technology.
Sheikh Hamdan's remarks came at a meeting of the DFF's Executive Committee.
At the meeting, he approved the foundation's plans and strategies for 2018 in the presence of Sheikh Maktoum bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai; Mohammad Abdullah Al Gergawi, Minister of Cabinet Affairs and the Future and Vice-Chairman of the board of trustees and managing director of the DFF.
 "The DFF is the incubator and accelerator of Dubai's journey towards the future. We are sure that we will be able to turn even the challenges we face into opportunities by enhancing our preparedness, investing in local talent and attracting the brightest minds," Sheikh Hamdan said.
The Crown Prince also commended the role played by the foundation and the various projects and initiatives presented by the Executive Committee at the meeting. Omar bin Sultan Al Olama, Minister of State for Artificial Intelligence; Abdulla bin Touq, Secretary-General of the UAE Cabinet; and Abdulla Al Basti, Secretary-General of the Executive Council of Dubai, also attended the meeting.

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