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VP directs officials to assess 600 government centres

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Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum.

His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, on Monday instructed the people concerned to start assessing the services of 600 government service centres, stressing that the UAE leadership will be satisfied only with the world’s top place in services and all facilities.

Sheikh Mohammed tweeted, “Today, we instructed the people concerned to start evaluating the services rendered by 600 government service centres. On September 14 we will announce the worst five service centres and the best 5 service centres. My message to all officials is that we will be satisfied only with the top place worldwide in terms of our services and all our facilities.”

Meanwhile, on Saturday, Sheikh Mohammed directed to launch the next edition of the World Government Summit at Expo 2020 Dubai on Nov.22 - Nov.25, 2020.

The ‘World Government Summit- Expo 2020’ will be the biggest gathering yet since its inception with an expected attendance of over 10,000 high-profile officials, 30 international organisations and 600 experts and scholars.

The four-day summit, expected to draw over 100,000 participants through its diverse futuristic programmes and pavilions, aims to cement the event’s status as a global platform dedicated to shaping the future of governments worldwide.

“Dubai will witness a different milestone in 2020 as a major station in the agenda of over 190 countries,” Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum said.

“We will host an exceptional expo and summit, and invite the world to discuss the future.” “World Government Summit will represent the intellectual hub of Expo 2020 Dubai,” he noted.

“Our aim is to organise a full-scale global event.”

He added, “ComBining the World Government Summit and Expo 2020 Dubai establishes a pioneering edition of the World Expos that will connect the past, present, and future of nations.”

Sheikh Mohammed concluded, “2020 will be the year of unifying efforts towards cementing the UAE’s new global status.”

International cooperation Sheikh Ahmed Bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chairman of Dubai Civil Aviation Authority and Chairman and Chief Executive of Emirates Airline and Group and Chairman of the Expo 2020 Higher Committee, said, “Thanks to the vision of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Dubai has become an attractive global destination for governments, companies and innovators with exceptional ideas.”

He said, “The World Government Summit brings new value to Expo 2020 Dubai’s objectives in fostering international cooperation and providing knowledge exchange platforms. Similarly, Expo 2020 Dubai reflects the Summit’s vision to boost governments’ efforts in finding innovative solutions for future challenges to shape a better future for people across the globe.”

He noted that holding the summit at Expo 2020 Dubai site will provide an integrated platform that brings together world leaders, governments and entrepreneurs from all over the world to explore future opportunities and trends.

“Both megaevents held in one place will present an ideal platform to exchange ideas and best practices across different sectors, developing strategies that shape a future of knowledge and sustainable development.”

Impactful partnerships Mohammad Bin Abdullah Al Gergawi, Minister of CaBinet Affairs and The Future, said, “His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid’s directives aim to join efforts and ideas of over 190 countries to draw a global roadmap for the future at the summit, contributing to the success of the region’s major international event- Expo 2020 Dubai.”

He said comBining both events consolidates the UAE’s position as a melting pot of talents, hopes and aspirations that contributes to advancing the collective performance of world governments.

Al Gergawi noted that “massive participation” is expected at the World Government Summit- Expo 2020, stressing that next year’s focus will be on creating platforms that will change the future roadmap of government work.

“The World Government Summit- Expo 2020 will present new platforms and exceptional ideas to foster forward-looking government culture on a global scale. It will also offer the world’s biggest centre for government practices and specialised research in future government work,” he said.

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