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Sheikh Mohammed chairs Dubai Council to develop new urban plan

Dubai Ruler said: “Building the best city for living requires a keen interest in all paths of development and working as one team”

Sheikh Mohammed chairs Dubai Council to develop new urban plan
Wam
Sheikh Mohammed chairs Dubai Council to develop new urban plan

The Vice President, Prime Minister, and Ruler of Dubai, HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, chaired the Dubai Council’s first meeting in the presence of the Crown Prince of Dubai, Chairman of the Dubai Executive Council, and First Deputy of the Dubai Council, HH Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, as well as the Deputy Ruler of Dubai, and Second Deputy of the Dubai Council, HH Sheikh Maktoum bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum.

The Dubai Ruler approved a decision to develop Dubai’s “50 Goals Agenda” for the next five years, which is due to be announced within the next two months, according to state news agency, Wam.

The council also decided to begin the development of a new urban plan for Dubai, which intends to change the quality of life map within the emirate and ensures that the best global facilities are made available to all its residents.

Commenting on the decisions made, HH Sheikh Mohammed said: “We have approved the development of a plan of 50 goals for Dubai for the next five years, which we will announce in 60 days. We will include the plan’s 50 goals in the performance agreements of general managers. What we will announce will be implemented by the team, or we will replace the team.”

HH Sheikh Mohammed added: “We need to monitor all of our global competitiveness indicators. Building the best city for living requires a keen interest in all paths of development and working as one team.”

The council will also supervise the launch of major projects within the 50 year plan, work to open new sectors for development, and explore future opportunities.

The six development paths that the council intends to follow up on include Dubai's economy, Emirati citizens’ services, government development, infrastructure, security and justice, and health and knowledge.

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