29 09 2020

Abu Dhabi and Dubai are in the list of the smartest cities

Abu Dhabi and Dubai are in the list of the smartest cities

According to The Smart City Index, the two largest cities in the United Arab Emirates, Dubai and Abu Dhabi, are again the leaders in the region and North Africa. Also, these cities occupy leading positions in the large-scale ranking of the smartest cities in the world.

Among the 109 largest metropolitan areas in the world, Abu Dhabi was able to move up 14 positions to 42nd place. Dubai, in turn, moved up 2 positions to 43rd in the management development ranking. If we identify the closest competitors, then we can note Riyadh, which takes 53rd place.

The largest cities in the United Arab Emirates, thanks to constant work to improve living conditions and the use of state-of-the-art technologies, were able to surpass Seoul, Beijing and even Tokyo in the ranking. It is worth recalling that these cities are recognized as high-tech hubs. Methods of combating coronavirus infection in the United Arab Emirates deserve special attention. Here, competent and well-thought-out management decisions were made, as well as innovative methods of combating COVID-19 were introduced. Today it can already be argued that the authorities have coped perfectly well.

If you pay attention to the data based on which the IMD Smart City Index was compiled, then, first of all, it can be noted that the main factor was the quality of life of local residents, and then, progress in the field of technology and economy. A tremendous amount of work has been done to interview residents of 109 countries. The survey was conducted in April and May 2020.

The UAE capital used the latest technologies to diversify its economy, the main goal was to move away from dependence on hydrocarbons. Investments from abroad began to be attracted to the city, as well as new jobs were created, and the best world specialists were attracted. This year, all forces have been thrown into the fight against the new coronavirus.