UAE ranked first in Arab world in Human Development Report 2020
Thursday, 12 17 2020, Category: Economy, Country: U.A.E
The UAE has been ranked first in the Arab world in the Human Development Report 2020 issued by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), advancing by four positions from last year’s report and ranking 31st globally out of a total of 189 countries.
The Human Development Index (HDI) is a statistic composite index of life expectancy, education (Literacy Rate, Gross Enrollment Ratio at different levels and Net Attendance Ratio), and per-capita income indicators, which are used to rank countries into four tiers of human development.
Mohammad Abdullah Al Gergawi, Minister of Cabinet Affairs and Chairman of the UAE Competitiveness Council, said that the UAE, according to the national strategy to prepare for the next 50 years is envisaging the future with an ambitious vision. He added that the country is also reinforcing the culture of excellence, to be among the world’s top countries in terms of overall competitiveness.
Source: Khaleej Times