The UAE has been ranked sixth in the world regarding quality of its infrastructure. It has also been ranked number 23rd in the Global Competitiveness Index (GCI) among 133 countries, according to the report issued by the Swiss based World Economic Forum (WEF.
The UAE was ranked in competitiveness ahead of Malaysia, Ireland, Italy, Brazil, Russia, India and China. The ranking reflects the efforts exerted by the UAE government and the Ministry of Public Works regarding the advanced infrastructure that spurs UAE position as regional and world business hub.
The report said the UAE posses advanced infrastructure in public premises, roads, ports, aviation and electricity UAE Minister of Public Works, Sheikh Hamdan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan said in a statement in Dubai today that the advanced ranking of the UAE in the field of infrastructure “is a motivation to the ministry and work team to further boost their performance and implement development and strategic projects”.
Upon the instructions of the UAE leadership, he continued the ministry will execute projects in the remote areas, including educational premises, health, security and cultural, as well as houses for citizens, maintenance, internal roads and roads, linking towns.