UAE Minister for AI Emphasizes the Role of IT for the Country
UAE Minister for AI Emphasizes the Role of IT for the Country

UAE Minister for AI Emphasizes the Role of IT for the Country

7 june, 20221 minute to read
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The previously issued directives of Vice President His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum are aimed at facilitation of the use of artificial intelligence (AI) solutions in the country and establishment the confidence that proactive approach will be applied to combat existing and upcoming challenges. In line with these orders Minister of State for Artificial Intelligence, Digital Economy, and Teleworking Applications, Omar bin Sultan Al Olama emphasized the importance of adopting advanced technologies in all transactions and improving the UAE's infrastructure.

The Minister delivered this statement during the second meeting of the UAE Council for Artificial Intelligence and Blockchain in 2022. During the session, Al Olama reaffirmed the need of speeding up the process of digital transformation and innovation of smart solutions in the country, which in turn will support the UAE’s pioneering model of adopting technologies of the future.

Moreover, he stressed the significance of improving the digital infrastructure and training future generations of talents in AI, as well as supporting the efforts targeted to the development of new initiatives and establishing strong digital economy.

The last but not least, the Council’s members discussed the forecasted output of the second phase of the UAE Council for Artificial Intelligence and Blockchain. This phase involves developing various sectors, increasing creative competitiveness and comprehensive dependence on AI to complete digital transactions by the usage of advanced technologies in areas different spheres, such as energy, natural resources, blockchain, industry, transport, and more.

7 june, 2022
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