His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, today toured the 43rd edition of the Big 5, the largest and most influential construction event in the Middle East, Africa and South Asia, at the Dubai World Trade Centre.
His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid said technological advances are disrupting several sectors, including construction. He said the sector had introduced various elements of the fourth industrial revolution, including AI and its applications in projects. Infrastructure projects are key enablers of omprehensive sustainable development, His Highness said
His Highness also noted that Dubai’s strong events and exhibitions sector, which offers a platform to forge new partnerships, opens up several new growth opportunities. His Highness said 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.