UAE’s Vision

The Vision aims to make the UAE among the best countries in the world by the Golden Jubilee of the Union. In order to translate the Vision into reality, its pillars have been mapped into six national priorities which represent the key focus sectors of government action in the coming years.

Vision 2021

The UAE Vision 2021 consists of six main elements:

  • Cohesive Society and Preserved Identity
    The UAE Vision 2021 National Agenda strives to preserve a cohesive society proud of its identity and sense of belonging
  • Safe Public and Fair Judiciary
    The UAE Vision 2021 National Agenda aims for the UAE to be the safest place in the world
  • Competitive Knowledge Economy
    The global economy will witness significant economic changes in the coming years and the UAE Vision 2021 National Agenda aims for the UAE to be at its heart
  • World-Class Healthcare 
    Since success requires an open mind and healthy body, the UAE Vision 2021 National Agenda aims to achieve a world-class healthcare system
  • Sustainable Environment and Infrastructure 
    The UAE Government wants to ensure sustainable development while preserving the environment, and to achieve a perfect balance between economic and social development
  • First-Rate Education System 
    Education is a fundamental element for the development of a nation and the best investment in its youth

These elements are included in the theme 'Our responsibility towards our country', so as to enhance and support responsibilities and come up with recommendations to be assigned to a specific work team that will be formed to this end, due to their significant importance.

This UAE Vision 2021 aims at empowering both the country and citizens by reinforcing the national identity, the spirit of confidence, and the sense of responsibility, building stable families and a coherent society that is based on authentic Islamic and Arabic values; strengthening security, integration and balanced development, building a diversified knowledgeable economy that will be powered by the best competencies to ensure long-term prosperity for the UAE; developing high quality educational and health systems; and maintaining a sustainable environment that ensures prosperity for future generations.

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Smart Dubai

The Smart Dubai initiative is anchored in the vision of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum.

The Smart Dubai initiative was founded following the vision of His Highness Sheikh Mohammad bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, to make Dubai the happiest city on earth. Participation from all city stakeholders — residents, visitors, business owners, parents and families — is a cornerstone of our strategy.

Collaborating with private sector and government partners, Smart Dubai is the government office charged with facilitating Dubai’s citywide smart transformation, to empower, deliver and promote an efficient, seamless, safe and impactful city experience for residents and visitors. Smart Dubai is committed to a collaborative and agile approach to Dubai’s smart city transformation, empowering strategic partnerships with the public and private sector and academia to design and implement services and elevate citywide thought leadership, in line with its mission to make Dubai the happiest city on earth through technology innovation. 

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