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UAE Future

The UAE aims to establish the first inhabitable human settlement on Mars by 2117. H. H. Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid said that the project is a seed that the UAE plants today and expects future generations to reap the benefits, driven by its passion to learn to unveil a new knowledge. He issued directives to Mohammad Bin Rashid Space Centre to lead the Mars 2117 project and prepare a 100-year plan for its implementation.

The Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park is the largest single-site solar park in the world, based on the independent power producer (IPP) model. It will generate 1,000 Mega Watts (MW) by 2020 and 5,000 MW by 2030. The first phase of this project began operations in 2013 with a capacity of 13 MW. The second phase began operations in April 2017 with a capacity of 200 MW. The third phase will begin operations in 2020 with a capacity of 1,000 MW, while the fourth phase of the project will begin operations by the last quarter of 2020 with a capacity of 5,000 MW. The project will have the world’s tallest solar tower, measuring 260 metres.

Vision 2021 is a long-term plan that aims to make the UAE one of the best countries in the world by the year 2021 when the UAE will celebrate the Golden Jubilee of its formation as a federation. H. H. Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, launched 'Vision 2021' in 2010, during a Cabinet meeting.

Design the future of the UAE

The UAE Government invites you to take part in designing its future. Choose a field of your interest and share your creative ideas. Let’s get designing the next 50 years and realise the goals of the UAE Centennial Plan 2071.

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Arabic version of the UN E-Government Survey 2020

In partnership with the UN, the UAE government launched the Arabic version of the UN E-Government Survey 2020 to leverage the global experiences and benchmarks to develop digital transformation in Arab countries.

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Emirates Mars Mission

The UAE’s Hope probe began its journey to Mars on 20 July 2020. The aim of Emirates Mars Mission is to provide a complete picture of the Martian atmosphere and the reasons for the absence of an environment suitable for life there. The probe is expected to reach the Red Planet in 2021, in time for the UAE’s golden jubilee.

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IMD World Competitiveness Yearbook 2020

The UAE was ranked 9th in the IMD World Competitiveness Yearbook 2020. It is the only Arab country to have maintained its position among the top 10 competitive countries for 4 years in a row. The UAE was ranked 3rd in government efficiency, 4th in economic performance and 7th in business efficiency.

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Life post COVID-19

“Anyone who thinks that the world after COVID-19 will be the same as the one before it, is mistaken”, said H. H. Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum. He added that changes in government structure and national priorities to tackle the consequences of COVID-19 are inevitable as the country now moves towards building a recovery plan for a post ...

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Download the ALHOSN UAE app, the integrated digital platform for COVID-19 in the UAE. Through this app, you can receive COVID-19 test results on your smartphones and detect if you have been in close contact with someone who, in turn, was in close contact with someone infected with the novel coronavirus, COVID-19.

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Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, the Founding President of the UAE

The Late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan established the foundation for a strong, united federation which welcomed modernisation while preserving the cultural and social heritage of the UAE. His objective was to invest in Emiratis and reap out of their active participation in building the nation.

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1Women in parliament

According to the IMD World Competitiveness Yearbook 2020, the UAE ranks first globally in the indicator, ‘the percentage of females in parliament’. Women hold 50 per cent of the seats of the UAE’s Federal National Council.


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