The Knowledge Summit 2016 is a platform that brings together experts and pioneers in the field of knowledge to discuss pressing issues in this area, and also to propose solutions to face the challenges. They will shed light on the latest developments and methodologies in gaining knowledge and its dissemination in the Arab region. Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, UAE Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, and under the directives of His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Chairman of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Foundation (MBRF), the Foundation will organize its third annual Knowledge Summit 2016 from December 5 to 7, 2016, at the Grand Hyatt Dubai under the slogan 'Knowledge. Present and Future. 'The Knowledge Summit 2016 will witness the announcement of the "Reading Index" results in collaboration with United Nations Development Program (UNDP), revealing it as an effective tool that tracks knowledge-related initiatives and measures their impact on communities in the Arab region.