His Excellency Mattar Mohammed Al Tayer, Director-General and Chairman of the Board of Executive Directors of the Roads and Transport Authority, and Commissioner-General of Infrastructure, Urban Planning and Quality of Life in Dubai, confirmed that Dubai, under the leadership of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai (may God protect him) And the follow-up of His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of the Executive Council, has made great strides in transforming into a sustainable city that serves people, improves the quality of life, enhances the global competitiveness of the Emirate of Dubai, and keeps pace with global and future trends in various fields.
This came during his speech via remote communication technology, in the main session of the Moscow Urban Forum (MUF), which is held annually under the auspices of the Moscow government, and the forum is a global occasion for the gathering of governors of major global cities, and experts in urban planning, to discuss important topics with the pioneers of the real estate sector in the world .
Al Tayer said: The Dubai Urban Plan 2040 is based on the application of the concepts of sustainable transport, which is centered around people, through the establishment of 5 major urban centers in the city, in which more than 80% of the needs of the population are provided in a geographical vicinity that takes 20 minutes or less, on foot. On foot, or by bicycle. Integrated service centers will also be developed in all areas of Dubai, with a focus on raising the quality of life.