World Government Summit (WGS) 2024


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The Indian Prime Minister will attend the World Government Summit 2024 as a guest of honour in UAE.

About World Government Summit (WGS)

  • It is an annual global gathering that brings together world leaders, policymakers, experts, and thought leaders from various fields to discuss and address pressing global issues.
  • It was established in 2013 under the leadership of the Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE.
  • It is annually held in Dubai, UAE.
  • The Summit, in its various activities, explores the agenda of the next generation of governments, focusing on harnessing innovation and technology to solve universal challenges facing humanity.
  • Since its inception, the Summit has championed the mission of shaping future governments and creating a better future for humanity. 
  • World Government Summit (WGS) 2024:
    • o Theme: “Shaping Future Governments”
    • o It will focus on six main themes:
  • Government Acceleration and Transformation
  • Artificial Intelligence and The Next Frontiers
  • Reimagining Development and Future Economies
  • Future Societies and Education
  • Sustainability and The New Global Shifts
  • Urbanization and Global Health Priorities

Q1) Which countries border the United Arab Emirates (UAE)?

It is bordered by Saudi Arabia to the west and south and by Oman to the east and northeast. It also has maritime borders in the Persian Gulf with Qatar and Iran.

Source: Indian PM Modi to attend World Government Summit 2024 as guest of honour in UAE