Dubai Municipality to join renowned experts in TASWEEK’s ‘Smart Living City – Dubai 2014’

Dubai Municipality to join renowned experts in TASWEEK’s ‘Smart Living City Dubai 2014’


31 August 2014

DM’s Director General to discuss the municipality’s integrated urban development initiatives

Dubai Municipality, one of the largest government institutions in terms of services rendered and projects executed in the emirate, is set to tackle Dubai’s sustainable urban development initiatives when it joins prestigious local, regional, and international organizations in the upcoming ‘Smart Living City (SLC) – Dubai 2014,’ an exhibition organized by property advisor and solutions provider TASWEEK Real Estate Development and Marketing. Eng. Hussain Lootah, Director General of Dubai Municipality, will talk about the municipality’s integrated development plans to increase the emirate’s competitiveness on the first day of the event. To be held under the patronage of H.H. Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai, Executive Chairman of the Board ,SLC – Dubai 2014 will be held from September 15 to 16 at the Jumeirah Emirates Towers Hotel.

The municipality’s participation is part of its intensified efforts to turn Dubai into one of the world’s smart cities. During the event, it will highlight its current and future programs to attain high quality of life and sustainable economic development in the emirate. It will also discuss its initiatives to create strong human capital and advanced information and communications technology infrastructure in the city.

Mohamed abdelkerem gelfar Assistant Director General for Tha institutional support Dubai Municipality, said: “To achieve its objective geared towards attaining the smart city status, Dubai has been constantly working on creating an environment that promotes technological creativity and innovation. We have already achieved several milestones over the past few years and we are determined to address all future challenges as we continue our pursuit to attain our goal. We welcome the holding of ‘Smart Living City (SLC) – Dubai 2014’ because it will provide a platform for us to share and exchange ideas and experiences with experts from different parts of the world. We are confident that we will gain highly valuable knowledge that will further bolster our continuing smart city initiatives.”

TASWEEK Real Estate Development and Marketing is organizing the two-day SLC – Dubai 2014, a biannual event that takes place in Dubai, San Francisco, and Singapore, in coordination with Inside Investor. The event will gather high-profile representatives from the government and leading private organizations as well as renowned experts on smart cities. Furthermore, it will showcase smart initiatives, related products and services, advanced technologies, and latest innovations.

Dubai Municipality has expressed its support to the event’s key objective to throw the spotlight on smart business programs. It also assured its full commitment and cooperation to ensure the successful holding of the exhibition in Dubai.


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