HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, visited the 43rd edition of the Big 5, one of the largest construction events in the Middle East, Africa and South Asia, at the Dubai World Trade Centre.
During his visit, HH Sheikh Mohammed said technological advances are disrupting several sectors, including construction, adding that the sector has introduced various elements of the fourth industrial revolution, including AI and its applications in projects.
HH Sheikh Mohammed also noted that Dubai’s strong events and exhibitions sector, which offers a platform to forge new partnerships, opens up several new growth opportunities.
He further added that Dubai’s conducive business and investment ecosystem, the city’s keenness to improve cooperation with its global partners, and its ability to explore new avenues further support the growth of the global economy through the various exhibitions it hosts.
Accompanying HH Sheikh Mohammed during the tour of the Big 5 exhibition were Khalifa Saeed Sulaiman, chairman of Protocols for the Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE, and HE Helal Saeed Al Marri, Director General of Dubai’s Department of Economy and Tourism.