Ministry of Finance hosts series of events for Innovation Month

Innovation Debate, Future Job Fair and pop-up school workshops all held as part of month-long celebration

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Ministry of Finance hosts series of events for Innovation Month HH Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai and Minister of Finance said that the Ministry is creating a culture of innovation.
By  Mark Sutton Published  February 22, 2018

The Ministry of Finance (MoF) has launched a series of activities, which will take place next week, as part of the UAE Innovation Month.

The Ministry will host an Innovation Debate on 26th February, a Fair For Future Jobs on 26-27th and a Pop-up and Mobile School Initiative will run from 25th-28th February.

The ‘Innovation Debate' gathers an audience from various backgrounds to participate in open dialogues on the opportunities and challenges of innovation, and promote a spirit of innovation and critical thinking. The ‘Fair for Future Jobs' will hold meet and greets with leading international companies to explore future job prospects. The ‘Pop-up and Mobile School' initiative is designed to deliver interactive workshops to university and school students in a mobile school setting. The workshop will equip students with the necessary materials to learn more about coding, design thinking and data analytics.

HH Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai and Minister of Finance affirmed the Ministry's commitment to establishing a stimulating environment for innovation across its different departments. HH said: "Creating a culture of innovation in government work is one of the Ministry's key strategic goals. It is important to stimulate creative thinking among employees, as part of our belief in the importance of innovation as a prerequisite for government work.

"The Ministry of Finance continuously seeks to raise awareness on topics related to innovation and launch initiatives that will contribute to national efforts aimed at strengthening UAE's position as a global hub for innovation."

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