Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid
Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid

The competitiveness of the United Arab Emirates is constantly improving even during 2020, when the world witnesses a pandemic, as the UAE topped 121 global and 479 regional indicators in 2020, even as the world fights the Covid-19 pandemic.

His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, tweeted, "The year 2020 was an exceptional year for the United Arab Emirates: the year of Mars, nuclear energy, peace and global competitiveness. Crises, we multiply the achievements."

And he was referring to the launch of the Probe of Hope to Mars - the first interplanetary mission in the Arab world. And the successful operation of the first peaceful nuclear reactor in the Arab world, at the Barakah nuclear power plants in Abu Dhabi.

“The competitiveness of the United Arab Emirates is constantly improving even during 2020, when the world witnesses a pandemic.