Hamdan bin Mohammed: We work on transforming Dubai into a global hub for building the future

April 1, 2018  
Dubai 1st April 2018:As part of the directives of Vice President, Prime Minister of UAE and Ruler of Dubai His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the Dubai Future Foundation (DFF) launched the second phase of Dubai 10X Initiative. The Dubai 10X initiative was first launched in February 2017, with the stated aim of making Dubai a world capital of innovation within the span of a decade, transforming Dubai into “a city of the future.”

His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai, Chairman of the Dubai Executive Council and Chairman of Dubai Future Foundation's Board of Trustees, said that Dubai Government aims to make a radical change in its methods and tools through enhancing cooperation with all sectors. “DFF is working on translating the directives of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid to transform Dubai to a global hub of building the future, and drafting government work for the next period,” Sheikh Hamdan said.

“We expect entities to double efforts and enhance cooperation to fast track the move towards the future through investment in efficient partnerships, and to use the creative and innovative minds and energies in the service of transforming futuristic ideas into projects and programmes that are 10 years ahead of what other cities of the world will implement… Our objective is to move into the phase of transforming ideas to projects that directly positively impact people’s their daily life,” His Highness added.

During the second phase Dubai 10X Initiative, Government entities will work on implementing the projects that were approved by His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed during the World Government Summit last Febraury.

DFF organized a workshop where team leaders of the 37 government entities partook in it, and reviewed the accomplishment of the first phase of the initiative. The second phase aims to translate the 26 approved projects in the first phase into projects that speed up work progress at all government entities, within 24 months. The second phase has seen the Legal Department of Dubai Government joining other government entities to work on find solutions that help redrafting government work through redefining current definitions, to come up with new models that further cement Dubai’s leadership position in building the future.


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