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Inayat-ur-Rahman, Chief Business Reporter
The UAE’s theme for the next year - ‘2020: Towards the next 50 years’ would catapult the country towards unprecedented development in economy, education, infrastructure, health, and connectivity, experts and businessmen have said.
Javed Malik , President Diplomat Business Club & Former Ambassador told Gulf Today that the visionary and dynamic leadership of this country is the main pivot around which the progress, prosperity and unity of this great country has so phenomenally evolved since the formation of UAE 48 years ago.
“By launching ‘2020: Towards the next 50’, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai has once again given outlined a remarkable and comprehensive roadmap that would lead the UAE towards unprecedented development in economy, education, infrastructure, health, and connectivity making it a Global Hub that is beacon of light for the entire region,” he added.
“The focus of the strategy has been placed on investing in talents, and celebrating tolerance, coexistence while at the same time preserving national heritage and traditions. So that citizens and residents alike can take part in the UAE’s journey for sustainable development in the next 50 years”.
“We salute His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum for his foresight for laying the foundation for the coming generations who will remain indebted to him for thinking about them. Every citizen and resident of the UAE today pays tribute to visionary Rulers of this great country.” Malik concluded.
Imran Farooq, Group CEO, Samana Group of Companies mentioned that since the birth, the Rulers of UAE has embraced progressive and open approach towards growth and the wellbeing of the citizens, residents and visitors.
The journey from a desert, to a major oil producer and towards the most modern country among Arab region has been an example to replicate for success.
UAE theme for next year, 2020: Towards the next 50 starting from 2021, is the continuation of the futuristic vision to propel the UAE towards progress, prosperity and taking UAE to world’s leading country in the ranks of technology, education, health and economy.
Dr Atul Aundhekar, CEO, Avivo Group: We congratulate the leaders, the nationals and the residents of UAE for this remarkable feat. The kind of foundation and the infrastructure provided is capable of holding, sustaining and promising the growth impetus for all the sectors across industries to come out with a robust and vibrant plan of innovation, sustainance, delivery and excellence. “In healthcare, we as UAE are at par with the developed countries and we are keeping ourselves abreast with the latest development and recent advances in the field of medicine.
“Coming years we will see the innovation, clinical excellence and implementation of clinical pathways as per the recent advances in the field of modern medicine. I am confident that UAE, will not only lead the GCC for the excellence in healthcare but will be the brand Ambassador of healthcare information and the AI blockchain and digital revolution in Asia and World,” Dr Atul concluded.
Kashif Ansari, CEO, IQI Global stated that the world has so much changed in the last 10 years, compare to what has been done previously, transformation is much faster and advanced.
“Countries need to understand the upcoming challenges which are different from what has been earlier, technology has changed the mindset of people the way they think and expectations are different.”
The UAE leadership understand and they act on the issues , that is one of the greatest success of the leadership of this great country.
We believe with the strategic team and with the focused group they will understand the issues better and able to implement laws which cater and suits the people of UAE, this will help the citizen of UAE to manage and successfully handle the upcoming challenges.
Ayman Ashor, Cluster General Manager, Al Bandar Rotana and Arjaan by Rotana said that the UAE’s theme for the next year - ‘2020: Towards the next 50 years’ - would propel the country further up in the top league of nations.
“This will be continuation of the success that has been achieved so far and will also place the UAE as one of the top players in the region and also at the global level. The country will remain a land of dreams for everybody who wants to create a better future for mankind.
Salahuddin Nezam, Director, Sharjah-based SNBC, a leading construction company, lauded the visionary Rulers of this great country. He mentioned that ‘The UAE’s theme for the next year - ‘2020: Towards the next 50 years’ would help the country focus more on new-age and smart technologies and would further develop highly-advanced infrastructure, building latest-design shopping destinations and iconic structures. Nezam disclosed that the upcoming Expo 2020, would add more flavor to the economic growth of the UAE.
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