His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, visited theDubai Internet City (DIC) stand at GITEX Technology Week 2012.
His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bn Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai, and His Highness Sheikh Majid bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Chairman of Dubai Culture and Arts Authority, also visited the DIC stand on the opening day.
During their visit, His Highnesses interacted with partners of the ‘Majid Bin Mohammed Innovation Centre in5’, Dubai Internet City’s exclusive incubator that promotes entrepreneurship and technical innovation in the UAE. The partners shared their experiences and challenges of setting up business in the region, and expressed their appreciation of Dubai’s commitment to providing enabling incentives and regulations for entrepreneurs.
At the forefront of the region's ICT industry, Dubai Internet City remains committed to supporting emerging technology trends in the region and continues to play an instrumental role in developing the industry while contributing to Dubai's drive for creating a knowledge-based economy.
About Dubai Internet City
Dubai Internet City (DIC), a member of TECOM Investments, was established in 2000. It is currently regarded the Middle East's largest information and communications technology (ICT) cluster. Built as a strategic base for companies targeting emerging markets in several neighbouring regions, DIC’s core focus area extends from the Middle East to the Indian Subcontinent, and from Africa to the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS), covering nearly three billion people with a GDP of over US$10 trillion. As a knowledge-oriented business model, DIC has created a dynamic international community of IT companies hosting business partners that include most of the Fortune 500 brands, as well as a number of small and medium enterprises and ventures. In 2009, 135 new companies joined the DIC cluster. For more information, please visit: www.dubaiinternetcity.com