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Dubai’s Crown Prince Sheikh Hamdan, son of Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, attends the inauguration of Italian ship Costa Deliziosa in Port Rashid Dubai, February 23, 2010. REUTERS/Mosab Omar

Dubai – Dubai is set to showcase opportunities for growth, innovation and future investments in its key sectors, supporting the UAE’s 2021 National Plan, through a program to be held in October under the titled of “Dubai Investment Week”.

The event aims to provide the investor community with a comprehensive view of growth opportunities, partnerships, innovation and the future of investment in all vital sectors that support the objectives of the UAE National Agenda 2021 and the Dubai 2021 Plan, a statement by the Dubai government said on Sunday.

The statement noted that Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of the Executive Council Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum said that the launch of the “Dubai Investment Week” program “follows a careful review of the current and future investment issues and trends to strengthen partnership with the UAE and global investors.”

“His Highness directed to continue working on enhancing the business readiness of Dubai, its attractiveness to receive sustainable foreign investments and the public-private partnerships in all fields,” the statement noted.

“Sheikh Hamdan said that the sustainability of FDI flows in recent years, despite global economic volatilities, is a clear demonstration of the confidence of the investor community in the plans and initiatives of the Government of Dubai and the vital role played by the emirate as a major hub in the global economy,” it added.

The event will be held from 15-19 October 2017 at the Emirates Towers Hotel and will see several discussion forums that highlight global and economic trends that concern policy makers and investors.

The program also features a forum dedicated to sustainable investment to promote regional and international integration initiatives to facilitate FDI flows in sustainable development projects, according to the statement.

Participants will include leaders in the government sector, international and regional companies and representatives of banks and investment funds, as well as official delegations, experts and specialists from international institutions and expert houses.