|of Mrs. Salma Hareb, CEO Jafza and Economic Zones World, Mr. Hamad Al Hashemi, Managing Director TechnoPark, Mr. Park, Seoung-Hyo, President, WTA and Mayor of Daejong Metropolitan City, Korea, and Mr. Park, Seung-Ho, Mayor of Pohang City, Korea inaugurate the Middle East＇ s first WTA TechnoMart in Dubai yesterday.|
Speaking on the occasion Mrs. Salma Hareb said: ＇ This conference and exhibition brings together the region＇ s premier institutions and global leaders in the science and technology arena, in one place. Above all, the event provides a platform for entrepreneurship and enables discussions on synergistic partnerships between businesses and institutions while promoting investment & information exchange. It is rather befitting, that we should host an event of this nature in Dubai - the city that looks forward and beyond.
＇ Dubai has always been at the forefront of advancement in the region, and by hosting this year＇ s gathering of innovators and leaders in the technological field, Dubai World through its science and technology facilitator, TechnoPark has proven yet again, that it is in sync with the vision of Dubai, as envisaged by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of UAE, and Ruler of Dubai.＇
Commenting on the event Prof. Deog-Seong Oh, Secretary General, World Technopolis Association said:
＇ We are very happy to hold 5th WTA Techno-Mart in Dubai, one of the most dynamic cities in the region. The event will provide an excellent opportunity to regional and global market leaders to interact with each other and develop long term partnerships.＇
Dubai Techno-Mart will enable WTA member cities, their industries, academia, and research and development centres, as well as international organisations, such as UNESCO and IASP to exchange new technologies and display hi-tech products and promote investment and contracts.
Hamad Al Hashemi, Managing Director TechnoPark stated: ＇ Only those countries and nations that embrace technology and cutting edge ideas and make them a daily part of their lives can truly take on the world and play a leading part in its future. We at TechnoPark firmly believe in this philosophy. And we endeavour to nurture and harbour a culture that encourages the conception of business ideas that translate into industrial developments.＇
＇ We are very proud to be co-hosting the 5th Techno-Mart with the World Technopolis Association who has selected Dubai as their newest venue for the exhibition. Dubai - is a perfect example of a modern Arabian metropolis, a veritable 21st century city that has a bustling ec