Dr. Nidal Abou Zaki’s New Book Explores Smart Cities in the Arab World
Renowned author and Founder of Orient Planet Group, Dr. Nidal Abou Zaki, has launched a new book titled Smart Cities in the Arab World and their Socio-Economic Impact. The book delves into the growing significance of smart cities in the Arab world, shedding light on successful models and experiences while exploring the future of these cities.
The book launch took place at the Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry in the presence of esteemed guests, including H.E. Abdullah Al Saleh, Undersecretary of the Ministry of Economy in the UAE, Maha Al Gargawi, Executive Director of Business Advocacy at Dubai Chambers, and Charles Jeha, President of the Lebanese Business Council in Dubai and Northern Emirates.
In his book, Dr. Abou Zaki emphasizes the interconnections between technology, society, and the economy, underscoring the importance of leveraging data, artificial intelligence, and sustainable approaches in the creation of smart cities. He also highlights the need for cooperation and partnerships among governments, institutions, and society in achieving the objectives of smart city development.
H.E. Abdulla Al Saleh acknowledges the accelerating pace of smart transformation in the Arab region, particularly in the GCC countries, and the role of technology in advancing economic and social development. He cites the UAE as a successful model in terms of implementing smart practices across various aspects of daily life.
According to Charles Jeha, the book explores smart transformation projects and experiences in prominent Arab cities while addressing the challenges and opportunities they face in becoming smart and sustainable. He commends the UAE for its significant progress in smart transformation and its position as a leading country in implementing advanced technologies in everyday life.
Dr. Abou Zaki’s book serves as a roadmap for constructing smart and sustainable cities in the Arab world, inspiring collaboration and promoting economic and social development. The signing ceremony, held in Dubai, provided a platform for sharing ideas and skills related to sustainable city development.
This latest publication follows Dr. Abou Zaki’s first book, The Future Gulf – Economic Challenges and Opportunities in the Post Oil Era, which provided an in-depth analysis of the Gulf Cooperation Council’s economy and its transition toward a more diverse and balanced economic landscape.
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