In pictures: Sheikh Mohammed attends WEF's Global Future Councils in Dubai

The purpose of the annual meeting of the Global Future Councils is to convene the world's best network of experts to identify new ideas and models that can be applied to critical global challenges
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Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum attended the opening of the third Annual Meeting of the World Economic Forum’s (WEF) Global Future Councils in Dubai.
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Minister of Cabinet Affairs and the Future and Co-Chair of the Global Future Councils HE Mohammed Al Gergawi said: “The collective mind facilitated by technology is much smarter than the individual mind. The wisdom of the crowd is a common saying; this wisdom is multiplied a thousand times with technology.”
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The purpose of the Annual Meeting of the Global Future Councils is to convene the world’s best network of experts to identify new ideas and models that can be applied to critical global challenges.
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The Annual Meeting of the Global Future Councils is the world's biggest brainstorm. Over the next two days, nearly 700 experts will each bring with them their own ideas on how to shape a future that is inclusive, prosperous and globally integrated.
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Sheikh Mohammed reviewed the outcomes of the Future Transformation Maps, which is a dynamic knowledge tool covering more than 120 topics across different sectors and countries, shaping the modern world.
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Sheikh Mohammed welcomed Mr. Borge Brende to Dubai, lauded the strategic partnership between World Economic Forum and the Global Future Councils.
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Crown Prince of Dubai His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai His Highness Sheikh Maktoum bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Chairman of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Knowledge Foundation His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum and Minister of Cabinet Affairs and the Future HE Mohammed Al Gergawi attended the meeting.
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Sheikh Mohammed welcomed Mr. Borge Brende to Dubai, lauded the strategic partnership between World Economic Forum and the Global Future Councils.