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Abu Dhabi, UAESaturday 23 June 2018

Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid launches National Advanced Sciences Agenda 2031

'Promoting the advanced sciences environment is a key tool to turn the creativity of human mind into reality,' the Ruler of Dubai said

Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid, Ruler of Dubai, said enhancing the advanced sciences environment is the best investment in building the future. Wam
Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid, Ruler of Dubai, said enhancing the advanced sciences environment is the best investment in building the future. Wam

A national plan to promote advanced sciences was launched on Sunday to "turn the creativity of human mind into reality," the Vice President said.

Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid, also the Ruler of Dubai, said that enhancing advanced sciences environment in the UAE is the best investment in building the future.

He spoke as he launched the National Advanced Science Agenda 2031.

"The empowerment of Emirati scientists and creative minds entails providing appropriate tools and resources to attract and help them transform their scientific knowledge into a practical reality," he said, adding that would "strengthen the UAE’s march to the future through adopting modern technologies and advanced sciences".

"These sciences provide and develop solutions and deliver answers to many questions but will not make a difference without practical frameworks that transform them into the implementation phase."

The agenda reflects the UAE's approach and methodology in the government work, which is based on future-planning, proactive thinking and innovating the best practices and solutions.

"We want to make the UAE a hub for advanced science and a top destination for scientists and innovators, who we do welcome their contributions and partnership with us in creating a better future for the people," he said.

The agenda reflects the push for science and engineering in government and private schools today.

The eight scientific priorities in the plan to make the most of all strategic natural resources in the country through national capacity-building, promotion of the sustainable energy sector, enhancement of water security using advanced and clean technology, and development of an advanced scientific food security system, state news agency Wam reported on Sunday.