Dubai will launch a major project as part of the third phase of the 10X initiative, said Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai, Chairman of Dubai Executive Council and Chairman of the Board of Trustees at the Dubai Future Foundation (DFF).
Sheikh Hamdan announced the launch of the third phase of the Dubai 10X initiative, in the presence of Sheikh Ahmed bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Second Deputy Ruler.
Overseen by DFF, the 10X initiative seeks to ignite a shift in the mindset of government employees, thereby revolutionising government processes and propelling the city to become a worldwide benchmark for progressive governance.
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During a meeting held with senior government officials, Sheikh Hamdan said, “In 2017, Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, posed a pivotal question to 37 director generals of Dubai Government entities: ‘How can Dubai surpass the world’s leading cities?’
“In response, we embarked on the Dubai 10X initiative, aiming to amplify our current accomplishments and establish Dubai as a frontrunner among the world’s future cities.
“During the initial phase, we requested participating entities to conceptualise and develop their own projects. In the second phase, we asked them to cooperate to launch joint projects.
“Today, we launch the third phase of this initiative with a broader vision to implement one dynamic, pivotal project that will have a significant impact on Dubai and its people.
“The project will be headed by a government official leading a joint taskforce from various government entities.”
The approved project, to be announced in due course, will be jointly implemented by a number of government entities and private sector organisations and will be assessed on its tangible and positive impact on the lives of the community.
Sheikh Hamdan said: “Through the Dubai 10X initiative, we have succeeded in developing a new methodology for government processes, changing the mindset of our employees and achieving a quantum leap in how we work.
“We want to build on this positive change and take our success to a new level.
“Today, we share the outcomes of Dubai 10X with the world, including 42 innovative projects in various future-focused fields that were developed in the spirit of one team.
“This initiative embodies Dubai’s ambition to lead the world in government services driven by a foresight-focused mindset.
“The Dubai 10X model will help governments around the world embrace disruptive innovation and design the future in an unconventional way.
“It will also anticipate the needs of societies and enhance quality of life through developing projects that meet the requirements of vital government and economic sectors.
“Through the development and launch of quality initiatives that keep pace with global changes, we are actively preparing for the future.