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Mohammad Bin Rashid Centre for Leadership Development presents key features of Dubai Logistics City during Dubai Policy Watch forum.

Summary: Mohammad Bin Rashid Center for Leadership Development (MBRCLD) has announced that it has conducted yesterday (Wednesday, March 11, 2009) a presentation on Dubai Logistics City and an overview of the Dubai World Central project as among the highlights of Day 2 of the Dubai Policy Watch forum attended by delegates representing public and private sector organisations in the US. Mr. Rashed Buqara'a, COO of Dubai World Central, discussed the progress of their projects and entertained questions from around 90 VIPs from different renowned public and private sector organisations in the US, including Microsoft, Boeing and University of Washington.

Mohammad Bin Rashid Center for Leadership Development (MBRCLD) has announced that it has conducted yesterday (Wednesday, March 11, 2009) a presentation on Dubai Logistics City and an overview of the Dubai World Central project as among the highlights of Day 2 of the Dubai Policy Watch forum attended by delegates representing public and private sector organisations in the US. Mr. Rashed Buqara'a, COO of Dubai World Central, discussed the progress of their projects and entertained questions from around 90 VIPs from different renowned public and private sector organisations in the US, including Microsoft, Boeing and University of Washington.

The US delegates were also presented a scale model of the future of Dubai, depicting how the emirate's landscape will look like when all the various key development projects are completed in the years to come. The U.S. leaders' visit aims to examine the economic strategies of the UAE under the working theme "A Competitive Region in a Global Economy."

Adel Al Shared, Executive Chairman of Mohammed Bin Rashid Center for Leadership Development said: "The participants have been highly appreciative of Dubai's efforts to promote sustainable economic development by opening new areas for growth and cooperation. It was certainly a good opportunity to showcase our breakthrough achievements in various industries, which includes the establishment of the Dubai Logistics City, a key project that is central to Dubai's goal of becoming a global and regional hub in supply chain management and multi-modal transport. The participants likewise responded positively upon seeing a model of Dubai's landscape in the future, indicating that our initiatives and objectives have effectively met the expectations of high-profile leaders and industry experts."

The presence of the US delegates at the Dubai Policy Watch forum provides an opportunity for policy makers and business leaders from Dubai to interact and discuss key issues with their counterparts from the US. Other Dubai institutions being featured at the forum are Roads and Transport Authority, Dubai Chamber of Commerce & Industry, Dubai Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing, Knowledge and Human Development Authority, Dubai Health Care City, Dubai Women's Establishment, Dubai World, Tecom, and Emirates Institution for Advanced Science and Technology (EIAST).

Other governmental and private sector organisations from the US that sent representatives to the Dubai Policy Watch forum were McKinstry, Port of Tacoma, City of Bellevue, Seattle University, Port of Seattle, Seattle Foundation, GIRVIN, Greater Seattle Chamber of Commerce, enterpriseSeattle, Seattle City Council, Port of Everett, The Commerce Bank, Trade Development Alliance of Greater Seattle, Washington State Council of County and City Employees, Metropolitan King County Council and the Washington State Hospital Association.

Prior to its UAE stopover, the US Study Mission previously visited Helsinki, Finland and Tallinn, Estonia in 2008; Fukuoka and Kitakyushu in Japan in 2007; and Melbourne, Australia in 2006. In 2010, the delegation will visit Daejeon, South Korea.

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