(MENAFN- Mid-East.Info) Dubai: His Excellency Dr. Sultan bin Ahmed Al Jaber, Minister of Industry and Advanced Technology, visited the pavilions of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kazakhstan and New Zealand at Expo 2020 Dubai to view their development experiences and innovations.
His Excellency began his tour by visiting the Democratic Republic of the Congo pavilion, where he heard about the country's most prominent investment opportunities in fields such as tourism and industry along with the natural wonders that the country offers.
During his visit to the Kazakhstan pavilion, His Excellency was briefed on the dynamic development, cultural diversity, and rich human and natural resources that the country offers, as well as its investment opportunities in tourism and technology. He also watched an interactive panoramic presentation outlining the integration between humans and artificial intelligence, as well as a series of strategic projects in transportation, digitization, manufacturing, human capital development and the environment.
His Excellency also visited the New Zealand pavilion and listened to an overview of the country's culture, which is reflected in the pavilion's theme“Caring for Man and Place”. The pavilion's exhibits focused on business, social integration, women empowerment, youth development, food production and agriculture and the value of“Kitiakitanga” to the Maori people, which is the link between humanity and the environment.
About the Ministry of Industry and Advanced Technology :
The UAE's Ministry of Industry and Advanced Technology (MoIAT), established in July 2020, is mandated with strengthening the UAE's industrial sector, specifically by accelerating the adoption of advanced technologies and Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) solutions across the value chain.
MoIAT has three overarching goals: Strengthening the UAE's industrial base, ensuring in country value, and raising the competitiveness of local industries. By enhancing the contribution of advanced technology, the Ministry will support the country's sustainable economic growth, and ensure GDP contribution from the industry sector.
The Ministry will draft policies, laws and programs to create a world-class industrial development framework for the nation that will help attract foreign direct investment, boost In-Country Value creation, support national entrepreneurship, drive job creation, and boost exports of 'Made in UAE' products.
From encouraging the establishment of industrial complexes to raising local capacity in advanced technology, the Ministry will accelerate industrial development in a bid to drive economic growth, diversification, value retention and national self-reliance.
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