DUBAI — Mohammad bin Abdullah Al Gergawi, Minister of Cabinet Affairs and The Future and Chairman of the His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Executive Office, has issued a Decree appointing Abdulaziz Khalid Al Jaziri as the Director of Area 2071.
The appointment was made following the directives of Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, encouraging young people to lead the nation’s institutions and push them towards creating opportunities for a brighter future.
His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid launched the Area 2071 yesterday, in line with the UAE Centennial Vision 2071, which aims to make the UAE a model for realising creative ideas that better serve humanity.
Area 2071 is the nucleus of government and private sector thought, where innovative ideas converge with the energies of the youth to design a greater future for the world.
The Area will also seek to unify efforts and initiatives that target the future and will represent an umbrella that joins all government accelerators, Dubai future accelerators and the World Youth Centre. The project also targets large and medium-sized organisations that own laboratories to design future technological visions, tools and solutions.
Abdulaziz Al Jaziri has previously held positions at the His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Executive Office. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering, and is a graduate of the UAE Government Leaders Programme.
Source: Emirates News Agency