Dubai sets out its future goals

The emirate set out its future goals at a glittering ceremony.

Under the Dubai Plan 2021, the city aims to become a world leader in six key areas.

Dubai will become a smart and sustainable city with an emphasis on the environment. It will become a favourite destination to live, work and travel to, with a coherent and cohesive society.

It also aims to develop a thriving technology and innovation base, and governance will be transparent and distinct as Dubai seeks to become a vital cog in the global economy.

The announcement was made during a presentation attended by Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed, the Crown Prince of Dubai, at the beach at Jumeirah Beach Residence, with dozens of VIPs and dignitaries.

?Dubai 2021 is a city that puts people first,? said Sheikh Hamdan.

?Dubai Plan 2021 is the highest priority for the Government of Dubai for the next seven years.