Dubai: Sheikh Maktoum bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, on Wednesday, met a group of businessmen and discussed ways to enhance partnership between the public and private sectors.
Sheikh Maktoum took Twitter to make the announcement.
He said: “Our meetings with businessmen continue according to the approach and guidance of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, and our responsibility is to support them in developing their businesses and achieving the sustainable growth of Dubai's economy.”
Representatives from businesses in key sectors such as Retail, Industries, Foods, Technology, e-Commerce, Fintech and Blockchain attended the meeting, sharing plans and proposing solutions on reinforcing their role in economic development in Dubai. The meeting also discussed how the companies can maximise benefits from the government’s support programmes and incentives for businesses.
“Businesses in Dubai by their inherent nature and strengths are ideally placed to enhance competitiveness by adopting robust corporate governance practices and aligning their goals with the strategic focus of the government,” said Sheikh Maktoum.
Abdulla Mohammed Al Basti, Secretary-General of The Executive Council of Dubai; Helal Saeed Al Marri, Director-General of the Department of Economy & Tourism in Dubai; Hamad Buamim, Director-General of Dubai Chamber; and senior executives from various other government departments attended the gathering held at the Ruler’s Court. The interaction was part of a series of meetings aimed at discussing future-oriented opportunities emerging for businesses.