The annual Dubai Investment Forum 2016 held by the Dubai Investment Development Agency (Dubai FDI), began in Dubai, UAE recently.
The event has been planned to bring together all the leading players from both public and private sector under one platform, said the organisers in Dubai.
H.H. Sheikh Maktoum bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai, attended the event held under the patronage of H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of Dubai Executive Council.
Sheikh Maktoum, Sami Al Qamzi, Director-General of DED, and Fahad Al Gergawi, CEO of Dubai FDI, also reviewed the ‘FDI Readiness 2021’ model, a future-driven policy agenda for Dubai.
“In recent years, Dubai has been remarkably successful in building partnerships with the private sector thanks to a number of innovative and smart initiatives of our leadership across varied sectors, aimed to enhance productivity, efficiency, investment opportunities as well as overall economic development, investor confidence and sustainability,” said Al Qamzi in his keynote address.
The model gives insight on chalking out a an integrated strategic framework for investment-related policy-making and assessing the impact of initiatives and projects in attracting investment, based on global indices and comparative statistics.
The launch of an ‘International sustainable Investment Centre’ has been announced in the presence of Sheikh Maktoum, at the forum.
It is considered a significant initiative for the development, support and promotion of investment that can bring positive impact on the economy, society as well as the environment within and beyond Dubai, the centre will play a key role in sustainable investment and sustainable development globally.
It plans to chart out new vistas for the growth of Dubai in coming years to make it the smartest and most sustainable city of the globe , added the organisers here in Dubai speaking to media.