CMEC Hosts a Delegation from Dubai

The delegation, headed by Mr. Al Hinton, an advisor with the Department of Economic Development, Government of Dubai, gave a seminar entitled ‘Why Dubai’. Taking place at Communitech, the seminar attracted representatives from local Waterloo Region businesses, economic development organizations and academia.

Hinton talked about the Dubai Plan 2021. Highlights included planned activities to have a smart, sustainable and healthy living environment for a vibrant, tolerant and inclusive multicultural society.

Also speaking at the event was Mr. Mustafa Sahin, President of the Canada-UAE Business Council. He explained how Dubai is rapidly evolving as a world leading, interconnected hub for trade. For more information about Dubai, please visit: