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UAE gov't signs agreement to host key World Economic Forum summit

UAE has announced that the country will host the meetings of the Global Future Councils for five years from November

UAE gov't signs agreement to host key World Economic Forum summit

The announcement was made when Mohammed bin Abdullah Al Gergawi, Minister of Cabinet Affairs and the Future, and World Economic Forum founder and executive chairman, Professor Klaus Schwab, signed a strategic partnership between the two sides.

The Government of UAE has announced that the country will host the meetings of the Global Future Councils for five years from November, as part of the agenda of the World Economic Forum (WEF).

The UAE, in cooperation with the World Economic Forum, is organising WEF meetings that hosts more than 600 international personalities, global explorers, experts and scientists to discuss the future of the most vital sectors, explore challenges and draw a map of future trends.

The event will be a global platform for the participants to discuss various topics that include the roles of governments in keeping pace with technology and the fourth industrial revolution, enhancing future skills, developing cadres, and developing a proactive view of future challenges.

The event, which will be held during Expo 2020 Dubai, will focus on the future of vital sectors, developing strategic visions that enhance the efforts of the world in the journey to move into the future.

It will also discuss several axes that include current and future challenges, and the best solutions to meet them.

The announcement was made when Mohammed bin Abdullah Al Gergawi, Minister of Cabinet Affairs and the Future, and World Economic Forum founder and executive chairman, Professor Klaus Schwab, signed a strategic partnership between the two sides.

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