UAE to establish human settlement in Mars by 2117
The UAE outlines its vision for the country's journey over the next five decades
The UAE aims to establish the first inhabitable human settlement in Mars by 2117.
H.H. Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, UAE Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai said that the project is a seed that the UAE plants today and expects future generations to reap the benefits, driven by its passion to learn to unveil a new knowledge.
This project is among the several others listed on the updated UAE government portal, in the 'Future' section. The UAE's ‘Future' page includes a specific timeline for the UAE's journey during the next decade.
The page also sheds light on the ‘Centennial Plan 2071' launched by H. H. Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid. The plan includes a comprehensive and long-term vision covering five decades, and includes a clear map of government work to enhance the country's reputation and soft-strength.
It also features future plans of each emirate, such as Dubai Integrated Energy Strategy and Abu Dhabi Economic Vision 2030
H.E. Hamad Obaid Al Mansoori, the director general of the Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA), said: "The official portal of the UAE Government represents the electronic presence of the country. The competent teams of the mGovernment have worked to redevelop the portal according to the latest international developments as well as the local needs, to contribute in enhancing the leading position of the UAE in digital presence and smart transformation."