The UAE government has announced the signing of a strategic partnership agreement with the World Economic Forum "Davos" for the next five years, in the presence of His Highness Sheikh Khalid bin Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, member of the Abu Dhabi Executive Council and head of the Abu Dhabi Executive Office, and His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, head of the Dubai Authority Aviation is the supreme head of the Emirates airline group.
This came during the participation of the UAE government delegation in the work of the World Economic Forum held in Davos, in the presence of more than 2000 personalities and officials around the world, aiming to discuss several topics, the most important of which is the role of governments in keeping pace with new technologies and the fourth industrial revolution, where the forum is held under the slogan "Partners for a World Coherent and sustainable. ”
The partnership agreement signed by the Minister of Cabinet and Future Affairs, Mohammed bin Abdullah Al-Gergawi, as a representative of the Emirates government, and the founder of the Davos Forum and Chairman of its Executive Council, Professor Klaus Schwab, as a representative of the World Economic Forum, aims to unify the visions and goals of joint cooperation between the UAE and the World Economic Forum Over the next five years, in a number of areas and joint ventures at the global level.
Mohammed Al Gergawi stressed that “the UAE, led by His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the State, and his brother, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, strengthens its efforts and its position at the global level, to be a center and economic engine Global development that serves its aspirations in developing the main policies and tools to turn all challenges into opportunities and achievements, and to anticipate the future at the highest levels.
He said: “The strategic partnership between the UAE government and the World Economic Forum establishes more comprehensive cooperation, and will contribute to accelerating the pace of work and achievement during the coming period, through specific projects that highlight the state’s position to be a unique and influential future model in people's lives, building a better future for them, for different societies and for humanity as a whole. ».
On the details of the strategy, Al-Gergawi mentioned, “The agreement comes in implementation of the directives of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum to enhance the position of the Emirates as a global center to support decision-making and the vision of the future government in order to enhance the state’s position on the global stage, especially in the area of ​​future policy development, where it will be Activating the provisions of the strategic cooperation agreement for the next five years, as it includes the most important principles of cooperation, and its terms are flexible and innovative, which enables us to develop and launch new joint projects.