Dubai Ruler and UAE Prime Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum announced the launch of the ‘we the UAE 2031’ vision.
The new strategic scheme outlines the government’s goals for the next decade.
The six topics discussed by the UAE government included the future of education, legislative updates, Emiratisation, Cop28, economic partnerships and the digital future.
The latest governamental goals’ scheme, follows UAE’s Vision 2021 which was created to accelerate the nation’s growth in the healthcare, education, sustainability and infrastructure sectors.
The vision also aimed to position the country as the safest place in the world, ensuring a society that is proud of its identity and sense of belonging.
The ‘We The UAE 2031’ vision aims to double the country’s gross domestic product (GDP) from AED1.49 trillion to AED 3 trillion.
The UAE also outlined its aim to double the number of tourists to 40 million over the next decade, contributing AED 450 billion to GDP.
In addition, the National Tourism Strategy, which was announced this month is set in place to attract AED100 billion in tourism investment.
The ‘We The UAE 2031’ vision also aims to boost the industrial sector to AED 300 billion, and will include an advanced industry sector worth AED 70 billion.
Additionally, the Emirates aims to generate AED 800 billion in non-oil exports over the next 10 years, ranking it as one of the top 10 countries in the world in the scientific innovation index, and also in attracting international talent.
The UAE also aims to be one among the top 10 nations in hydrogen energy production, by reducing greenhouse gas emissions by 18 percent.
Source: Arabian Business