Sheikh Mohammed declares programme to massively scale up inventive sector in Dubai.
A “strategic programme” launched in Dubai will see the variety of inventive sector companies virtually double from 8,000 to fifteen,000 inside 5 years. The programme may even see the variety of inventive individuals go up from 70,000 to 150,000 within the Emirate.
Dubai had not too long ago introduced that it’s going to grant cultural visas to 1,000 creators and artists from internationally.
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His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, took to Twitter to announce the launch of the programme.
“Dubai, the capital of inventive economic system, is a strategic programme that we launched at present to double the variety of inventive firms within the fields of content material, design and tradition,” Sheikh Mohammed tweeted.
“Now we have inventive complexes in design, content material, tradition, arts, and so on. and we’ll launch others. Now we have a objective of elevating the contribution of this sector to our gross home product from 2.6 per cent to five per cent. The UAE is a world financial capital … Creativity is part of our economic system, our high quality of life and a serious driver for the way forward for our nation.”
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— HH Sheikh Mohammed (@HHShkMohd) April 3, 2021
The announcement got here as Artwork Dubai ended on Saturday.
The 14th version was hosted in a purpose-built venue on the iconic Gate Constructing, Dubai Worldwide Monetary Centre (DIFC), with strict Covid security measures in place.
It drew 50 galleries from 31 international locations.