Emirates commits to Dubai’s development

Emirates is gearing up to play an active role in the development of Dubai’s Central Business Districts, through its sponsorship of the Dubai Forum for Sustainable Urban Development. Besides being the official sponsor, the Dubai-based airline, whose growth and success is interlinked to that of Dubai, will also bring some of the world’s leading Urban Planning experts to the emirate for its first-ever conference on the subject.

HH Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al-Maktoum, Chairman and Chief Executive, Emirates Airline and Group said: ‘Emirates is pleased to facilitate and bring together specialists from all corners of the world who will share their knowledge and International Best Practices for solving Dubai’s urban planning issues and rehabilitating its central business districts.’

He added: “This sponsorship represents yet another contribution of Emirates towards realising the government’s vision of turning Dubai into a world-class city.”

The Dubai Forum for Sustainable Urban Development, organised in co-operation with the American University of Dubai, is scheduled to be held under the auspices of Sheikh Hamdan Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai, UAE Minister of Finance and Industry and Chairman of Dubai Municipality. It will take place at the Grand Hyatt from 18th to 20th March.