_: Following the tour, Sheikh Maktoum welcomed the visitors who are participating in this global economic event from all over the world. He considered that the steady increase of the size and number of the exhibitors reflects the importance of the construction sector in running local and global economy in general. It also affirms that UAE in general and Dubai in particular attract trade and media circles in the real estate sector on both local and international levels since UAE is one of the leading countries in this vital sector.
He commended the international companies who are participating in the exhibition in terms of manufacturing and marketing of product related to the environment protection as well as promoting green buildings, stressing that UAE has been a pioneer in the implementation of these buildings, which began to spread in a number of cities and regions.
Mohammad Ibrahim Al Shaibani Director General of the Dubai Ruler’s Court and a number of heads and directors of government institutions and departments were present on the occasion.