WAM DUBAI: Sheikh Majed bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Chairman of Dubai Culture and Arts Authority yesterday attended AEEDC Dubai Night to celebrate the 17th anniversary of AEEDC Dubai Conference and Exhibition. His Highness was accompanied by high ranking dignitaries and more than 1500 international experts in the dentistry field from more than 130 countries.
On the sidelines of the Dubai Night, Sheikh Majid Bin Mohammed delivered the "AEEDC International Personality of the Year Award" to Friedrich Herbst, the Executive Director of the International Dental Manufacturers in recognition of his great achievements in the Dentistry field. His Highness also delivered the "Best Service Organization in the UAE" to Major General Mohammed Al Marri, Director General of the General Directorate of Residency and Foreigners Affairs – Dubai, in recognition of their efforts in facilitating and providing support for the visitors who come to visit Dubai from all over the world.
Sheikh Majid Bin Mohammed also received a token of appreciation from the executive board members of the Global Scientific Dental Alliance for his continuous support and patronage of the Dubai Night ceremony for the fourth consecutive year.
AEEDC Dubai was launched in 1996 and is one of the key medical events given the economic importance of this scientific event which serves the dental sector, locally, regionally and globally. In its 17th edition, AEEDC Dubai hosted more than 30,000 participants and visitors this year and the number of participating companies reached 1000 companies from 70 countries. AEEDC Dubai also hosted a lot of scientific, economic, tourism and social activities; mainly the 10th Global Scientific Dental Alliance with more than 66 heads/presidents of dental associations, societies and institutions.
Dr. Abdul Salam Al Madani, Executive Chairman of the AEEDC Dubai and The Global Scientific Dental Alliance expressed his gratitude to His Highness Sheikh Majid for attending the celebrations and thanked him for his continuous support for all events organized by Index. Dr. Al Madani also stressed on the importance of the guidance and support provided by the leaders of the United Arab Emirates and their continuous supervision for the public and private sectors.
Dr. Al Madani also thanked Dubai Health Authority and the General Directorate of Residency and Foreigners Affairs for their permanent support to all the events organized by INDEX Conferences and Exhibitions. Dr. Al Madani also congratulated the winners and wished them continuous prosperity and success.
On a different note, AEEDC Dubai Conference and Exhibition concluded today after three days of business, scientific and entertainment activities. Visitors and participants unanimously agreed that the 17th edition of AEEDC Dubai exceeded all expectations and was a great success. AEEDC Dubai is a perfect platform for science and knowledge, elevating key international experts from the dentistry field.
Moreover, a GCC Preventive Dentistry Meeting was held today presided by 11 representatives from the GCC Health Ministries who gathered to discuss updates of dental diseases in all GCC countries. The GCC health representatives discussed prevention programs and the outcome of their meetings at AEEDC Dubai this year; in addition, they also discussed the vital role of AEEDC Dubai meeting especially in supporting these preventive scientific activities in all GCC.