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UAE participates in UNIDO-GMIS panel discussion

New York, Panelists from the United Nations Industrial Development Organisation (UNIDO) and the Global Manufacturing and Industrialisation Summit (GMIS), have underlined the need to fully integrate and embrace the advanced Fourth Industrial Revolution.

During a ministerial brunch on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) in New York, organised by the UAE and Russian permanent missions to the United Nations, the panelists agreed that the Fourth Industrial Revolution Technologies are central to the goal of driving global prosperity through sustainable development.

Addressing the meeting, Mohammed Sharaf Al Hashmi, Assistant Minister for Economic Affairs and Trade, United Arab Emirates, said: "The digital revolution has changed the world we live in. Whilst its benefits in high-tech are obvious, we must remain conscious of not leaving anyone behind. In developing the Global Manufacturing and Industrialisation Summit (GMIS) and the Mohammed bin Rashid Initiative for Global Prosperity platforms, we aim to bridge this gap � paving the way for a new paradigm for the manufacturing sector, whilst using new technological developments to enable global prosperity."

The event commenced with welcome speeches from the Assistant Minister for Economic Affairs and Trade of the United Arab Emirates, Mohammed Sharaf Al Hashmi, the Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade for the Russian Federation, Vasiliy Sergeevich Osmakov, and the Director General of UNIDO, Li Yong, UAE News Agency (WAM) reported.

Source: Bahrain News Agency

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