UAE President adopts UAEand#039s Higher Policy for Science, Technology and Innovation

ABU DHABI, 21st November, 2015 (WAM) — President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, has announced the adoption of the Emirates Science, Technology and Innovation Higher Policy which includes 100 national initiatives in the educational sector, health, energy, transportation, space and water.
The plan foresees an investment of over AE300 billion and includes new national policies in legislation, investment, technology, education and finance. Its goal is to build a vibrant knowledge economy in the UAE.
“The UAE is working towards establishing a solid future for the coming generations away from the fluctuation of the energy prices and markets,” commented Sheikh Khalifa. “The UAE has set its course for a post oil world through investing in the development of our people in the fields of science and aanced technology.”
He added, “Creating sustainable wealth for the coming generation will depend on science, knowledge, technology and innovation. The Science, Technology and Innovation Higher Policy adopted today is a turning point in our journey to develop the UAE economically and socially.”