UAE leaders chair government retreat to plan next 50 years


DUBAI- The government retreat to plan the next 50 years, chaired by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, and His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, began today, with the participation of government ministers and officials from federal and local authorities.The retreat aims to draft a comprehensive strategy for the next 50 years covering all vital development sectors, which will strengthen the UAE’s leading regional position and enhance its competitiveness.At the opening session of the 2021 ministerial retreat that started on Tuesday, Mohammad bin Abdullah Al Gergawi, Minister of Cabinet Affairs, announced that a new dynamic governance will lead federal ministries, departments and institutions as part of the national priorities for the country’s next phase.Al Gergawi stressed that the country’s next 50 years call for a full collaboration among the country’s public, semi-private more...