Dr Sahel Al Rousan, Senior Economic Advisor at Ministry of Finance, UAE shared his insights at a webinar on ‘competitiveness, recovery and future jobs’. Delivering a presentation to DBA students, Dr Sahel highlighted operational and legislative level reforms that are being undertaken by the UAE government in its quest to maintain world-class socio-economic competitiveness. He also shared the strategies and actions that are taken at Ministry of Finance to improve the UAE’s global competitiveness rankings. Referring to the ongoing pandemic situation, he noted that the UAE Central Bank’s AED256 billion stimulus package is aimed to support the affected segments of the economy and help the UAE economy to register healthy growth. Dr Sahel also discussed changes in the employment sector and in others that are expected to positively impact on business growth in a post-Covid future e.g., advances in Artificial Intelligence, Blockchain, Big Data and Space Technology,
The session was well received by the DBA students comprising mainly of executives from different businesses and industries. Dr Rajesh Mohnot, Head of Finance Department and DBA faculty member thanked Dr Sahel on behalf of the attended for making the presentation interesting, insightful and interactive.