Mohammed bin Rashid School of Government set to host Dubai Smart Cities Forum

DUBAI: Mohammed bin Rashid School of Government (MBRSG), a research and teaching institution focusing on public policy in the Arab world, is set to host a series of thought leadership sessions entitled ”Dubai Smart Cities Forum”.

The forum will bring together industry experts and specialists to share expertise, discuss challenges, and review best practices as part of joint efforts towards realizing the Dubai Smart City Initiative. The sessions are designed to update government officials and decisions makers with the latest developments in smart city projects.

The opening session of the forum will be held on Wednesday at MBRSG’s premises.

Dr. Ali Sebaa Al Marri, Executive President, Mohammed bin Rashid School of Government, said, “The primary objective of the Dubai Smart Cities Forum is to effectively contribute towards shaping a global smart city right here in Dubai. At MBRSG, we are keen to help achieve the vision of Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum towards achieving a smart city.

“Our efforts are in line with the directives and guidance of H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai, who oversees the Dubai Smart City Project. Mohammed Bin Rashid School of Government is keen to evolve the prototype of a global smart city and leverage expert advice from around the world in developing a model that sets a new world benchmark,” he added.

SOURCE: WAM