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Dubai hosts World Gov’ts Summit 2022

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KUWAIT CITY, March 29: The World Governments Summit (WGS) Organization kicked off Tuesday in the UAE’s Dubai, with the participation of His Highness the Prime Minister Sheikh Sabah Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah. In an opening speech, Mohammad Al-Gergawi, UAE Minister of Cabinet Affairs, said that the summit aims to bridge distances between the governments through exploring the most important political, technical, scientific and economic developments.

His Highness the Prime Minister during his departure to the Emirates

Al-Gergawi, also Chairman of the WGS, gave three readings of the future, saying that “speed of change will be bigger than we expect, there are no givens when dealing with the future and the public-private partnerships are not a choice”. “We thought that globalization was the destiny of humanity, the world was getting smaller, and we believed that treaties and agreements had brought nations closer together. Now, that certainty was being tested,” he said, according to UAE’s news agency (WAM).

The digital economy doubled eight times in the last two years to reach USD four trillion and the devices connected to the Internet increased from 26 billion at the end of the last decade to 50 billion in two years only, he stated.

Al-Gergawi affirmed that the summit aims to enhance the rapprochement between governments and what awaits them in the future by anticipating the most important economic, scientific, technical and political developments, in a clear translation of the Summit’s vision, mission and directions. He underlined the need of creating deep-rooted relations between the governments and companies to made balance between the interests of the societies and companies to maintain the cohesion and security of the global societies. (KUNA)

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