Video: Dubai launches AED 300 million medical research facility


A new AED300-million medical facility to conduct research on communicable diseases has been launched in Dubai.

His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of UAE and Ruler of Dubai, took to Twitter to make the announcement.

The Mohammad Bin Rashid Centre for Medical Research will also focus on COVID-19 and its treatment.

Sheikh Mohammed highlighted the importance of medical research and how it reflects a "healthy, security system" and "guarantees the sustainability of development".

"It also brings the revival and resumption of Arab scientific excellence seen throughout our Arab history," he wrote.

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