Sheikh Mohammed issues new laws to drive Dubai Smart City bid
05 December, 2015
heikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, has issued a number of new laws to drive the emirate’s plan to become the world’s smartest city. The new laws aim to enhance the progress of the Smart City initiative and encourage innovation by fostering collaboration between the public and private sectors, news agency WAM reported. The new laws include the establishment of Dubai Smart City Office and the formation of the Board of the Dubai Smart City Office, including the appointment of a director general and deputy director general. Under the law, the Dubai Smart City Office will develop overall policies and strategic plans, supervise the smart transformation process and approve joint initiatives, projects and services.