DUBAI, 23rd April, 2018 (WAM) — The General Secretariat of the Supreme Legislation Committee, SLC, of Dubai presented the emirate’s successes and best practices in developing legislation and complying with modern developments.
It made this presentation during a meeting between Mohammed Juma Al Suwaidi, Assistant Secretary-General of the SLC, and senior delegation from Ethiopia, to discuss the means of strengthening their strategic partnership and exchanging and enriching legal knowledge, both regionally and internationally.
Al Suwaidi highlighted the importance of building solid relations with legislative and legal authorities in Ethiopia, as part of the efforts of the SLC General Secretariat to promote international cooperation that will help to develop new legislative processes, in line with the future aspirations and goals of the Dubai Plan 2021.
Al Suwaidi also noted the commitment of the General Secretariat to encourage communication with regional and international legislative authorities.
“During the meeting, we aimed to transfer our advanced expertise and successful experience in supporting Dubai’s development, through strengthening the legislative system and guaranteeing optimal legislative application, in accordance with the best international practices and in line with the directives of the Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, to create a society with justice and equality, which are key values that characterise the UAE community,” Al Suwaidi said.
At the end of their visit, the delegation toured the ‘Legislative Museum’ and its members praised the efforts of the General Secretariat to collect, preserve and document the rich legislative heritage of Dubai and the UAE.
The tour was an important opportunity to show the delegation the origins of the legislation issued by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed and H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of the Dubai Executive Council, which are documented in cooperation with the National Archives, and are made available by the museum to decision-makers, researchers, academics and all community members.
The delegation included leading senior government figures from Ethiopia.