His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of the Dubai Executive Council, today attended the 2024 edition of the Dubai Majlis, an annual forum co-hosted by the Department of Economy and Dubai Tourism (DET). and Dubai Chambers at Qasr Al Bahr in Dubai, to identify innovative partnership opportunities and accelerate the deployment of capital in priority sectors that will further propel Dubai’s economic growth.

Sheikh Hamdan said: “Dubai continues to strengthen its status as a global economic hub, driven by the vision of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai. Under his leadership, we are committed to creating the best environment for sustainable economic growth and harnessing all our resources to further increase the city’s global competitiveness.

“We are committed to pursuing the ambitious goals set out in Dubai Economic Agenda D33, which include doubling the size of Dubai’s economy and making it one of the top three urban economies in the world. Our success is reflected in the robust growth observed in all vital sectors, enabled by sound strategic planning, high levels of institutional efficiency, flexible procedures and our ability to keep pace with global trends. Dubai’s ability to create an economic ecosystem that provides competitive advantages and high growth for businesses has earned it the trust of global investment institutions and large international companies,” added Sheikh Hamdan.

The Dubai Majlis served as a platform for leaders to come together and strategize on how to continue the momentum of Dubai Economic Agenda D33, the strategic vision for the city launched by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai.

Building on the positive engagement with industry leaders at previous Dubai Majlis event series, this year’s event has emerged as a hub for pioneering economic development strategies that will advance the Agenda D33 under the leadership of HH Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum and the follow-up of HH Sheikh Maktoum bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, First Deputy Ruler of Dubai, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, and cooperation close to government entities and private sector establishments.

The forum brought together over 200 industry leaders, entrepreneurs, key representatives from UAE-based multinational companies, international investors and senior officials from Dubai government entities to participate in roundtable discussions on sector-specific topics and on the opportunities to build new forms of partnerships and leverage. Dubai’s competitive advantages to drive sustainable growth.

The meeting was also attended by His Excellency Abdul-Aziz Abdulla Al Ghurair, Chairman of Dubai Chambers and Helal Saeed Almari, Director General of Dubai Department of Economy and Tourism.

The forum showcased the successful “One Dubai” approach aimed at adopting a unified front to drive economic progress across all sectors and segments, including family businesses, investors, banks, state-owned enterprises and multinational corporations, highlighting Dubai’s commitment to building strong and dynamic partnerships between the public and private sectors.

Participants at the Dubai Majlis engaged in an in-depth dialogue, focusing on the emirate’s achievements since the launch of the D33 agenda, priority industries and initiatives. Discussions also covered emerging market trends, as well as evolving economic policies and reforms aimed at maintaining Dubai’s competitive edge and further consolidating its position as a leading global city for business and leisure and best city to visit, live, work and invest in.

For the business community, the Dubai Majlis represents another key step towards realizing the city’s economic aspirations and an opportunity to reaffirm their continued support for the visionary leadership’s goals, further accelerating momentum and strengthening Dubai’s position in as a leading center for innovation, investment and sustainable development. development.


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