Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, has attended the first edition of the “Project Space” Forum at Dubai World Trade Centre.
H.H. Sheikh Maktoum bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai accompanied him, UAE national news agency WAM reported.
The two-day event was organized by The Mohammed bin Rashid Space Centre, MBRSC, is being held under the patronage of H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of the center.
The session was also attended by H.H. Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chairman of Dubai Civil Aviation Authority and Chairman of Emirates Group, H.H. Sheikh Mansour bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Mohammad bin Abdullah Al Gergawi, Minister of Cabinet Affairs and The Future, Khalifa Saeed Suleiman, Director-General of the Department of Protocol and Hospitality in Dubai, Major General Talal Humaid Belhoul, and Yousuf Al Shaibani, Director General of MBRSC, along with others.
During his lecture, Professor Noureldine Malak from the University of Massachusetts in Boston spoke about the scientific discoveries for incurable diseases and therapies since the era of the Arabic scholar Ibn al-Haytham, “about 1,000 years ago”.
He also spoke about the latest developments and solutions in the medical treatment for these diseases that are still subject to a number of scientific research and studies.
Sheikh Mohamed hailed the organization of the forum which is, he said, a global platform that gathers experts and scientists across the globe together with Emirati youth studying in this field in order to raise their awareness about how to get the utmost benefit from the previous experiences in this renowned domain.
Sheikh Mohammed also expressed his pride at the Emirati youth and his own and all national institutions’ support for them in order to maintain their aspirations to keep pace with international levels in this strategic sector, which is given wide attention and continuous follow up by the country.
Sheikh Mohammed also toured the museum of the center, and was briefed about some of its components.