Saeed Al Tayer is invited to attend the World Economic Forum in Davos

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His Excellence Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, CEO and CEO of the Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA), received Professor Klaus Schwab, Founder and CEO of the World Economic Forum, who invited His Excellence to attend the World Economic Forum, which will be held. in Davos, Switzerland from 22 to 26 May 2022.

Professor Schwab was also briefed on the best practices adopted by the authority in the field of digitization and the adoption of the technologies of the fourth industrial revolution.

Meadow. Walid bin Salman, Executive Vice President for Business Development and Excellence Sector, Eng. Marwan Bin Haider, Executive Vice President of Innovation and Future Sector, and Dr. Yousef Ibrahim Al Akraf, Executive Vice President of Business Support and Human Resources attended the DEWA meeting.

His Excellency Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer welcomed Professor Klaus Schwab as he reviewed the key projects, initiatives and programs carried out by the Authority in achieving the vision and directives of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister. of the United Arab Emirates and the ruler of Dubai, may God protect him and point out that the main strategic direction Energy in Dubai is in line with the directives of the wise leadership, represented in the expansion of clean energy projects, increased dependence on technologies and strategies of the fourth industrial revolution and digitization, promoting the world’s leading levels of infrastructure with the highest levels of reliability, efficiency and availability, and accelerating investment in disruptive technologies.

His Excellency stressed that the Dubai Electricity and Water Authority joined in 2018 as a partner in the World Fourth Industrial Revolution Center as part of its efforts to keep pace with the Fourth Industrial Revolution and develop disruptive technologies in energy and water. Economic Forum, to become the first government service organization in the world to join the center, based in San Francisco, USA, with the aim of keeping pace with the rapid changes, anticipating opportunities and challenges, developing long-term proactive plans and development of disruptive technologies. The areas in which we participate include artificial intelligence, the Internet of Things, blockchain technology, autonomous transport, robotic aircraft and others, in addition to participating in setting international policies and standards related to the technologies of the Fourth Industrial Revolution within the framework of the Authority’s vision of to be a global leader, sustainable and innovative.

His Excellency noted that the Authority’s plans are in line with promising government strategies and plans, including the UAE Artificial Intelligence Strategy 2031, which aims to develop an integrated system using artificial intelligence in the vital areas of the country, and the Emirates Strategy for Fourth Industrial Revolution, which aims to strengthen the UAE’s position as a global center for the fourth industrial revolution and contribute to the achievement of a competitive national economy based on knowledge, innovation and future technological applications, and the “Dubai 10X” initiative, which constitutes a job access for the Dubai government to move Dubai towards future leadership, making it ten years ahead of the world cities through government innovation and reformulation of traditional concepts of work mechanisms.


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