|27 March, 2017

Dubai Industrial Park participates in Global Manufacturing and Industrialization Summit

The exhibition showcases the UAE’s manufacturing capabilities.

DUBAI, 27th March, 2017 (WAM) -- Dubai Industrial Park, the dedicated industrial hub within Dubai Wholesale City and a member of TECOM Group, has announced that it will participate in the Global Manufacturing and Industrialisation Summit, GMIS, to shed light on the fundamental challenges in the region’s manufacturing sector.

Running from 27th to 30th March at Abu Dhabi’s Paris Sorbonne University, the Global Manufacturing and Industrialisation Summit is hosted by the UAE Ministry of Economy and the United Nations Industrial Development Organisation, UNIDO, to offer a global platform for industry leaders and companies to shape the future of manufacturing.

The exhibition showcases the UAE’s manufacturing capabilities with the goal of boosting regional and international partnerships. The event is also featuring key debates on challenges and opportunities in the manufacturing sector.

Commenting on the participation, Abdulla Belhoul, Chief Executive Officer of Dubai Wholesale City, said, "The main drive behind economic competitiveness is the capacity of a country’s industry to innovate and upgrade. Keeping this in mind, Dubai’s Industrial strategy launched by Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, aims to encourage economic sustainable growth and innovation across diversified industries. By facilitating international businesses, foreign direct investments and global exchange of knowledge and technology, the UAE has been successful in creating an enabling ecosystem for the manufacturing sector, making it a major contributor to the sustainable development process." The summit aims to define a global vision for manufacturing by offering a platform for industry professionals as well as government leadership to discuss the implementation of international best practices. The event is set to draw the participation of over 1,200 delegates, including heads of state, government leaders, ministers, policymakers and executives from 2,000 companies across the GCC region across the three days.

© Copyright Emirates News Agency (WAM) 2017.

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