UAE scores high in global development indicators


The UAE Government has succeeded in advancing its global rankings to be one of the best in government development indices.

Most notably, the UAE ranked first globally on the Absence of Bureaucracy indicator and second on the Adaptability of Government Policy indicator in the IMD World Competitiveness Yearbook.

Meanwhile, the country is third on the Government Responsiveness to Change indicator and fourth on the Government Long-term Vision indicator, according to the World Economic Forum's (WEF)Global Competitiveness Report.

Mohammad bin Abdullah Al Gergawi, Minister of Cabinet Affairs, said this distinguished achievement is the result of the futuristic vision of President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan.

He added that the directives of 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, enabled the UAE Government to continue its success story, despite the unprecedented circumstances the world witnessed over the past year.

Al Gergawi reiterated the UAE’s proactive mindset, which was reflected in the government's ability to ensure service continuity by adopting state-of-the-art technological and digital solutions, and shifting smoothly to top-notch remote work and distance learning systems.

Such measures guaranteed the continuity of government work and enabled various community members to adapt quickly to the change and overcome the adverse effects of the COVID-19 pandemic.

He stressed that achieving such progress reflects the UAE government’s efficiency, proactivity, and ability to address future challenges, enabled by the UAE’s wise leadership that focuses on sustainable development, agility, flexibility and future-readiness.

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