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Progress in digital landscape

Dubai: His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, on Wednesday toured the 41st edition of Gitex Global x Ai Everything, the world’s most influential technology sourcing and networking event being held at the Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC).

Sheikh Mohammed was accompanied by Sheikh Mansoor Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum. The global technology event has brought together more than 3,500 exhibitors from over 140 countries.

Sheikh Mohammed said advanced technology plays a vital role in the UAE’s efforts to drive sustainable growth and development. Adopting innovative technology solutions to unlock the potential of every sphere of development and enhance the wellbeing of society is one of the nation’s highest priorities.

“Over the next 50 years, the UAE seeks to advance its leadership and progress in the global digital landscape. While we seek to harness the capabilities of the country’s technology talent, we also are keen to forge new partnerships with global companies to accelerate our growth in this sector. We have a clear vision for the future, and we are steadfast in our efforts to achieve our aspirations. Our progress will be driven by our country’s talent and global collaborations that will bring the world’s best expertise to the UAE,” Sheikh Mohammed said.

Sheikh Mohammed was briefed about the event by  Helal Saeed Almarri, Director General of the Dubai World Trade Centre Authority (DWTCA).


Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai, on Wednesday toured the pavilions of Singapore, Mongolia, Slovakia and Estonia at Expo 2020.