H.H. Sheikh Mohammed tours GITEX

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His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, toured GITEX GLOBAL on Tuesday.

The world’s largest technology show is being held at the Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC) until October 14.

Sheikh Mohammed said organising the event in Dubai reflects the UAE’s emerging role in shaping the world’s future and generating new opportunities for advancing sustainable development.

"Dubai will continue to be a city where the world’s brightest minds converge to explore new possibilities and build a brighter tomorrow. We have established strong partnerships with leading global technology companies spearheading innovation worldwide to make our vision a reality.

"The global entrepreneurial success stories that have emerged from Dubai demonstrate its ability to provide a fertile ground for technology innovators to transform their promising ideas into reality. Dubai will continue to adopt the latest technological advances to further its vision and strategy to enhance human happiness and well-being," he added.

Sheikh Mohammed visited the pavilions of a number of companies where he was briefed about the cutting-edge technology solutions and digital products on display.

He was accompanied by His Highness Sheikh Mansoor bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Chairman of the Dubai Border Security Council; His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, President of Dubai Civil Aviation Authority, Chairman of Dubai Airports, and Chairman and Chief Executive of Emirates Airline and Group; Omar bin Sultan Al Olama, Minister of State for AI, Digital Economy and Remote Work Applications; and a number of senior officials of Dubai government entities.

The 42nd edition of GITEX GLOBAL has brought together 5,000 leading technology companies from more than 90 countries, and is set to attract over 100,000 attendees from 170 nations.

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