Sheikh Mohammed along with Sheikh Hamdan and Sheikh Maktoum opens the Museum of the Future.
Dubai’s Museum of the Future is all set to open to the world on Tuesday in the presence of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai.
Nine years in the making, the Museum of the Future is already recognised as the most beautiful building on earth.
The 77-ft modern architectural marvel, which tells the narrative of the future through a series of interactive exhibitions, invites people to experience the technologies and trends that will shape the future of humanity.
Spanning an area of 30,000 square metres, the pillarless structure also represents a novel global intellectual centre.
It’s a “living” laboratory designed to foster a spirit of collaborative innovation among the Arab world’s leading scientists to inspire new out-of-the-box solutions to tomorrow’s greatest challenges and spur a new era of scientific discovery in the region and beyond.
Mohammad Bin Abdullah Al Gergawi, the UAE’s Minister of Cabinet Affairs and Chairman of the Museum of the Future, said: “The Museum of the Future has been designed to help generate new solutions for the future challenges.
“The Museum’s exhibitions will fuel the passion of present and future generations, and spark their intellectual curiosity for science, technology and the knowledge that will help humanity to thrive and prosper in the decades ahead.”
Al Gergawi added: “The Museum will create a global platform for pioneers, innovators and critical thinkers to exchange ideas, concepts and visions to accelerate sustainable socioeconomic development and shape a fair future that works for everyone.
Al Gergawi announced that the Museum of the Future will host a series of international conversations and talks immediately after its inauguration.
The settings and scenes that we are crafting are immersive, but also expansive: they are designed to expand what the audience thinks possible — for the world, for the future and for themselves.
UAE is betting on the future. It focuses on harnessing efforts, minds, resources, and capabilities to foresee, design and build it.
The Dubai-led programme is being rolled out in 11 countries across four continents spanning the global South. India, Indonesia, Thailand, Brazil, Colombia and South Africa are among the nations that have signed on to the Dubai-led World Logistics Passport in the past 12 months.
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