His Highness Sheikh Mansour bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Chairman of the Dubai Border Security Council, launched the “Dubai Star” initiative, a global initiative through which restaurants will be annually honored and encouraged that apply sustainable practices to produce safe, healthy and high-quality food in various parts of the world, confirming the position of Dubai is a pioneering model for development and excellence in various fields.
In detail, the activities of the 15th Dubai International Food Safety Conference kicked off yesterday, under the slogan “Innovative solutions for sustainable food systems”, in the presence of His Highness Sheikh Mansour bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Chairman of the Dubai Council for Border Crossing Security, at the Dubai Exhibition Center at the “Expo”. 2020 Dubai”, with the participation of a number of representatives of international organizations, regional and international bodies, and members of the academic staff in a number of international and local universities.
During the opening session, which was attended by His Highness, Secretary-General of the Executive Council of the Emirate of Dubai Abdullah Mohammed Al Basti, Director General of Dubai Municipality, Daoud Al Hajri, in his speech, addressed the flexibility of the food production system in the emirate, and the importance of strengthening partnership between government departments and strategic partners to preserve The performance and improvement of the food system and the enhancement of food security, stressing that commitment to sustainable food systems represents the essence of Dubai’s future vision in the field of food safety, and in a way that supports the objectives of the National Food Security Strategy 2051 at the state level.
Al Hajri also reviewed the ambitious strategies and multiple initiatives adopted by Dubai Municipality to develop food systems characterized by quality and innovation, which made Dubai an example to be followed in this field at the regional and international levels.
On the sidelines of the Dubai International Food Safety Conference 2021, His Highness Sheikh Mansour bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum launched the “Dubai Star” initiative, a global initiative that will annually honor and encourage restaurants that apply sustainable practices to produce safe, healthy and high-quality food in various parts of the world. the world, confirming Dubai’s position as a pioneering model for development and excellence in various fields.
The opening ceremony included a dialogue session with officials of government agencies and the food sector, focused on future directions to enhance the business sector environment, cooperation and coordination between the authorities concerned with the food sector in the emirate, with the aim of enhancing the flow of food transit through Dubai ports, and the session witnessed the participation of stakeholders from Dubai Municipality and Dubai Authority Digital, Department of Economy and Tourism in Dubai.