Video: Sheikh Hamdan attends Tour of Dubai’s Museum of the Future

Sheikh Hamdan attends Tour of Dubai's Museum of the Future

The stunning facility worth Dh500 million, Museum of the Future, is nearing its completion and to review all the aspects of the attraction Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid visited the under-construction Museum in Dubai on Saturday.

The Vice President and Ruler of Dubai was briefed on developments and updated on other Dubai Future Foundation projects during a board of trustees meeting of the Dubai Future Foundation, chaired by HH Sheikh Hamdan, conducted at the facility.

During the meeting, the Dubai Crown Prince approved the foundation’s three-year strategic plan. The strategy ‘defines frameworks and goals to enhance the foundation’s role as a world-class research platform and a knowledge hub for Dubai government officials to anticipate and create the future of strategic sectors.’

Sheikh Mohammed was accompanied by Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed, Crown Prince of Dubai; Sheikh Maktoum bin Mohammed, Deputy Ruler of Dubai; and Mohammed Gergawi, Minister of Cabinet Affairs and the Future, among others.

The museum will be a research centre with labs and classrooms, as well as space for visitors to experience the latest technology.

The Museum of the Future is a unique incubator for futuristic innovations and design in Dubai, UAE.

Sheikh Mohammed highlighted the fact that artificial intelligence (AI) will add US$15 trillion to the world’s GDP within a period of 12 years, and said: “The Museum of the Future is a unique incubator for futuristic innovations and design We are determined to make the UAE a major contributor to future development.”

HH Sheikh Mohammed also announced the launch of a new district, Dubai Future District, on 14th January that will be situated behind in the space of Dubai Future Foundation. Dubai Future District will connect DIFC, Emirates Towers and the Dubai World Trade Centre however we’re not yet sure when the project will be completed.

Opening in 2019, the Museum will become the world’s largest and most exciting way to discover Future’s trends and opportunities.