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Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of The Executive Council of Dubai, attended the 2024 Dubai Majlis on Wednesday to discuss new partnership opportunities and boost investment in key sectors to drive Dubai's economic growth.

Dubai Majlis serves as a platform for leaders to come together to plan how to keep advancing the Dubai Economic Agenda D33, a strategic vision by the Ruler of Dubai.

Building on positive interactions from past events, this year's gathering became a key place for developing new economic strategies to support the D33 Agenda.

The annual event was held at Qasr Al Bahr in Dubai and organized by the Dubai Department of Economy and Tourism and Dubai Chambers.

Sheikh Hamdan credited Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai's vision that helped to strengthen the emirate's status as a global economic hub.

"...Under his guidance, we are dedicated to creating the best environment for sustainable economic growth and leveraging all our resources to further raise the city's global competitiveness," the crown prince said, WAM reported.

"We are steadfast in our pursuit of the ambitious targets set out in the Dubai Economic Agenda D33, which includes doubling the size of Dubai's economy and turning it into one of the world's top three urban economies," Sheikh Hamdan added.

The crown prince went on to explain that Dubai's ability to create an economic ecosystem that delivers competitive advantages and high growth for businesses has earned it the trust of global investment institutions and major international companies.

"Our success is reflected in the robust growth seen across all vital sectors, which has been made possible by sound strategic planning, high levels of institutional efficiency, flexible procedures, and our ability to keep pace with global trends," he added,

The forum was attended by more than 200 industry leaders, entrepreneurs, key representatives of UAE-based multinational companies, international investors and senior officials from Dubai government entities.