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Dubai 10X, an initiative by Dubai Future Foundation, has announced that 33 government entities in Dubai have come up with 79 project ideas to propose.

The initiative was launched in 2017 by the Crown Prince of Dubai, Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, who also serves as Chairman of the Dubai Executive Council and Chairman of the Board of Trustees at Dubai Future Foundation.

The foundation's aim behind launching Dubai 10X was to develop government services and make Dubai the most future-ready city in the world.

Dubai Future Foundation's CEO, Khalfan Belhoul opened up about the third cycle of Dubai 10X on Sunday and said, "[It] marks a new milestone in government cooperation and supports its efforts to design the future of Dubai," WAM reported.

He went on to explain that this initiative has successfully encouraged a culture of innovation and partnership among government entities, which is helping towards "Dubai's commitment to being at the forefront of shaping the future."

The CEO continued, "These efforts are about keeping pace with evolving changes and leveraging new opportunities and technologies that serve society and further enhance our readiness for the future."

Belhoul explained that the projects developed under this initiative are based on unconventional ideas, which helps to create more transformative initiatives within the government.

"They are the result of cooperation between government teams who are committed to building the future of Dubai," he said. "This initiative has contributed to the development of skills and talents, equipping employees with the tools of the future and encouraging them to contribute to shaping the future of governance."

The chief explained that the third cycle of Dubai 10X projects is focused on using "partnerships to develop innovative government services that help us keep pace with and anticipate changes," adding that these projects will help to "consolidate Dubai's leadership as one of the best cities for shaping the future of governments."

These projects are developed by more than 120 government employees from across 33 government entities, noting that each participant worked based on their expertise to co-develop ideas on enhancing various government services in sectors such as transport, aviation, space, energy, sustainability, infrastructure, economy, trade, finance, health, security, civil defense, community services, and others.

Since 2017, Dubai 10X has contributed to several futuristic projects in the city while some of these projects also helped the government find solutions to challenges.

Some of the approved projects that come under Dubai 10X include Smart Dubai, Dubai Sports Council, Dubai Airports, Dubai Municipality, and DEWA (Dubai Electricity & Water Authority).