We are committed to maintaining our openness to the world, and that is more important now than ever. Clearly, there are great opportunities for foreign firms. We have ambitious plans for the future, and I would encourage you to become part of them.
Since its establishment in 1992, the Tawazun Economic Council has become a center of excellence in the development and fast-track execution of new and diverse commercial projects. Importantly, it has also become a skills and talent incubator for the development of UAE citizens. Decision-makers in the UAE have taken bold and deliberate steps to drive growth in new areas of the national economy and facilitate greater engagement with the world.
The changing times and the nature of the challenges prompt us to think in a different way and to adoptinternational best practices in the area of public administration. The government strategy has formulated certain public policies designed to stimulate economic growth, strengthen the competitiveness of the national economy, increase participation of UAE nationals and upgrade the legislative and regulatory frameworks to match current and expected economic growth.
Dreams cannot be realized if they are not based on reality. Otherwise, they would be no more than a mirage.Our youth should have the qualifications and expertise to compete in both government and private sectors.
His Highness General Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan the Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi, Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces Forces