World Government Summit Signs Partnership Agreement with EDGE Group


Abu Dhabi, UAE: The World Government Summit Organization  has signed a partnership agreement with the EDGE, the region’s leading advanced technology group, as part of its continuous efforts to enhance cooperation and expand the circle of partnerships aimed at exchanging knowledge and innovative ideas that support government efforts to foresee the future.

The agreement was signed by His Excellency Omar Sultan Al Olama, Minister of State for Artificial Intelligence, Digital Economy and Remote Work Applications, Managing Director of the World Government Summit Organization, and His Excellency Faisal Al Bannai, Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of EDGE Group.

Omar Sultan Al Olama: Partnerships are essential  for impactful collaboarations

His Excellency Omar Sultan Al Olama stressed that strengthening partnerships, exchanging ideas, and expanding horizons of cooperation with various institutions in the public and private sectors, is key to enable the next generation of governments and societies.

“The agreement signed by the World Government Summit and  EDGE Group will contribute to strengthening efforts to build a system of new opportunities in vital fields, ensuring the advancement of scientific research, and creating innovative solutions to global challenges in collaboration with the private sector.”

Faisal Al-Bannai: Collaborating and sharing knowledge essential to empower tangible change

His Excellency Faisal Al Bannai said: “The signing of this partnership with the World Government Summit is both timely and complements the strategic direction of the EDGE Group. Only through a joining of minds, through greater knowledge sharing, and a more balanced understanding of the real challenges facing us all, as societies and individuals, will we be able to facilitate tangible change. “EDGE Group will use the partnership to explore valuable new opportunities to leverage our position as a regional pioneer in the advanced technology sector and for engagement with those in the sphere of influence as we continue to research new ways of creating a more long-lasting and positive impact on global security. In line with the UAE leadership’s vision of greater investment in the technologies of the future, we are striving to create an environment for innovation, safety, and superior manufacturing to help achieve this ultimate goal.”

Sharing best practices in the technology industry

The partnership with EDGE Group focuses on sharing best practices and global cooperation in the advanced technology industry, hosting dialogues, launching initiatives and events that contribute to exchanging knowledge, and employing new opportunities to chart a better future.

About World Government Summit Organization:

Launched in 2013 under the directives of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, the World Government Summit Organization is a leading global platform that brings together an elite group of government leaders, ministers, senior officials, industry leaders, entrepreneurs and specialists in financial, economic and social affairs from around the world, to exchange experiences, knowledge and ideas that contribute to foreseeing the future of governments. It also hosts a variety of workshops, sessions and initiatives to review the latest trends and best practices in government leadership, and provide innovative solutions to anticipate global challenges.

About EDGE:

EDGE is an advanced technology group established to develop agile, bold and disruptive solutions for defence and beyond. Enabling a secure future, it is dedicated to bringing innovative technologies and services to market with greater speed and efficiency. 

Consolidating over 25 entities and employing more than 13,000 brilliant minds, it offers expertise across five core clusters: Platforms & Systems, Missiles & Weapons, Cyber Defence, Electronic Warfare & Intelligence and Mission Support.  

Headquartered in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, EDGE is a catalyst for change – promoting fast, precise and swift decision-making to revolutionise the industry and change its fundamentals.