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UAE Economic Planning Forum begins Tuesday

SHARJAH, November 19, 2018

The fifth UAE Economic Planning Forum will launch tomorrow (November 20) in Sharjah under the slogan, 'Future Economy Accelerators. Knowledge, Innovation, and Developing Human Cadres’, a media report said.

The Forum is hosted by the Sharjah Economic Development Department (SEDD) and is held under the patronage of Dr Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, with strategic support from the Ministry of Economy and Abu Dhabi Economic Development Department, reported state news agency Wam.

The two-day event will see the attendance of a number of Sheikhs, ministers, heads of local and federal departments and senior officials. It will also include working sessions on UAE Vision 2021, Emiratisation and the 2021 national agenda, along with global competitiveness goals and future economic accelerators, among other key economic activities and objectives undertaken by the UAE.

Sultan Abdullah Al Suwaidi, SEDD chairman, said that Sharjah’s hosting the Forum this year highlights the importance of communication and coordination among all emirates in the economic planning sector.

He added that the Department's cooperation with various government bodies and departments, including the Ministry of Economy and Abu Dhabi DED, contributes towards sustainable economic development in the country.

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