‘We the UAE 2031’ vision represents a national plan through which the UAE will continue its development path for the next 10 years, with focus on social, economic, investment and development aspects.
The plan seeks to enhance the position of the UAE as a global partner and an attractive and influential economic hub. It aims to highlight the successful economic model of the UAE and the opportunities it provides to all global partners.
‘We the UAE 2031’ follows ‘UAE Vision 2021’ which was created to accelerate the nation’s growth in the healthcare, education, sustainability and infrastructure sectors.
The vision is based on four pillars that cover all sectors including the society, economy, diplomacy and ecosystem.:
Forward Society - achieving the prosperity of society by enhancing the capabilities of the citizens to maximise their effective contribution in all sectors
Forward Economy – reflecting the UAE's belief in the importance of human capital as the main driver of the next 10-year development plan
Forward Diplomacy - consolidating the pivotal role and influence of the UAE based on respect for human values
Forward Ecosystem - enhancing the government performance and the UAE’s infrastructure and its development according to the latest technological methods, including the development of digital infrastructure.
Key national indicators of the vision
‘We the UAE 2031’ vision aims to:
double the country’s gross domestic product (GDP) from AED 1.49 trillion to AED 3 trillion
generate AED 800 billion in non-oil exports
raise the contribution of the tourism sector to the GDP to AED 450 billion
raise the value of the UAE’s foreign trade to AED 4 trillion
rank the UAE as:
1st globally in developing proactive legislations for new economic sectors
‘We the UAE 2031’ was launched during the UAE’s Government Annual Meetings that was held on 22 November 2022. All government entities and institutions and the private sector will cooperate to ensure the advancement of the development process in accordance with the 10-year framework of the plan.