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UAE Prepares for Centennial with More Flexible Planning

UAE Prepares for Centennial with More Flexible Planning

Tuesday, 26 November, 2019 - 08:15
The third UAE Government Annual Meetings kicked off in Abu Dhabi. (WAM)

The third UAE Government Annual Meetings kicked off in Abu Dhabi on Monday with a focus on finding development strategies that are flexible and means to enhance government services.


Meetings also tackled ways to implement innovative projects that lead with positive impact on the overall quality of life.


Five hundred officials from local and federal governments across the country gathered for the first day of the meetings to discuss the projects and initiatives that will help drive the Emirates towards the goals of the UAE Centennial 2071.


UAE leaders have urged government teams to "turn every challenge into opportunity" to ensure they make a positive impact on the quality of life.


Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, and Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi, made the call as they chaired the third UAE Government annual meetings in Abu Dhabi on Monday.


“Our directives to the UAE government team is to turn every challenge into opportunity, and to make accomplishments that touch people’s daily lives. We believe that our journey towards the centennial and our plan for the next ten years requires flexible work plans, as we want for Emiratis proactive government services, and creative projects that make positive impact on quality of life,” said Sheikh Mohammed.


“My brother Mohamed bin Zayed and I presided over the activities of the first day of the annual meetings of the UAE government ... We reviewed our competitive position, our challenges, our ideas for the future and our most important ten-year plans,” he added on his official Twitter account.


“The UAE will always be at the top... We have the best team to cross towards the future,” he also said.


Sheikh Mohamed said the integration, effectiveness and vitality of the government work in the country is a fundamental pillar to achieve aspirations and aspirations for the future.


The workshops and sessions tackled three main themes, the economy, society and government action and 11 developmental topics that directly fulfill citizens’ aspirations. The initiatives are in line with the UAE’s development plans, the goals of UAE Vision 2021 and the topics of the UAE Centennial 2071.


The UAE Government Annual Meetings are an important platform that brings together the UAE people and government officials to communicate and interact as a single work group, with the aim of reaching a single goal and achieving the leadership's aspirations to see the UAE become the first in the world in various fields and sectors.


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