On 15 December 2019, H. H. Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, and H. H. Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the then Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, announced 2020 to be the year of preparations for the next 50 years.
Themed "2020: Towards the next 50", the year 2020 will witness the launch of the biggest national strategy to prepare the country for the coming 50 years and for its Golden Jubilee celebrations in 2021.
Federal and local government’s efforts will be coordinated and individuals from all segments of the society will be included to make giants leaps in the areas of economy, education, infrastructure, health, and media.
Two committees have been formed to achieve the goals of '2020: Towards the next 50'; the first committee is tasked with building a comprehensive development plan for the next 50 years and the second committee is to oversee the Golden Jubilee celebrations. Read more about 2020: Towards the next 50.
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Updated on 17 May 2022