UAE Cabinet approves 2015 as Year of Innovation

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UAE Cabinet approves 2015 as Year of Innovation

UAE Cabinet approves 2015 as Year of Innovation

(Fujairah) – The UAE Cabinet has approved the naming of 2015 as the Year of Innovation, following directions by President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan. Holding a special meeting at Al Fujairah historic fort, the Cabinet has issued directions to all federal government entities to boost cooperation and coordination, revise government policies in order to provide a nurturing environment for innovation that will help the UAE reach first ranks globally in the field.
President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa stressed that the UAE is giving the utmost importance to innovation, saying, “Announcing 2015 as the Year of Innovation comes to support federal government efforts, attract national skills, increase distinguished researches as well as boost efforts to build a national cadre who are able to lead our future in this field towards more progress, prosperity and innovation.”
His Highness Sheikh Khalifa added, “We live today in a world witnessing rapid changes and continuous developments, full of opportunities, discoveries and inventions. We must prepare and equip our generations in a manner that they fit in the world in which we live, ensure their position among nations, and make a prosperous future for us similar to our present.” President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa praised federal government efforts led by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, UAE Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, in launching the National Innovation Strategy for the forthcoming seven years.
(Courtesy WAM)