Governments around the world are starting to comprehend the potential and significance of artificial intelligence (AI). In the United Arab Emirates (UAE) the government took AI adoption one step further by installing a new Stat Minister and becoming the first nation with a State Minister for AI.
The UAE’s first State Minister for Expert System is 27-year-old Omar Bin Sultan Al Olama. Olama is one of 6 recently appointed ministers, 3 of whom were females, who represent a brand-new phase in the UAE’s pursuit of “future abilities, future sciences and future innovation, as we get ready for the centenary to guarantee a better future for our generations,” UAE Vice-President and Prime Minister Shaikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum said throughout Thursday’s announcement, inning accordance with Gulf News.
Omar Bin Sultan Al Olama as the State Minister for AI in UAE
As tech companies begin to center their service designs around AI, it’s no surprise that a nation like the UAE and a city like Dubai– which has invested greatly in technologies that are future-focused– wish to be at the forefront of this advancement. Dubai, for instance, prepares to put robot cops on the streets by 2030 and they have actually also been pressing to obtain self-governing automobiles on the city’s roads and in its skies. AI is also amongst the major research areas of the Dubai Accelerators program.
“We want the UAE to become the world’s most prepared country for artificial intelligence,” said Prime Minister Shaikh Mohammad. These brand-new appointments belonged to a cabinet reshuffle authorized by President Shaikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, who first spoken with Shaikh Mohammad Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the crown prince of Abu Dhabi and deputy supreme leader of the UAE Army. Aside from AI, Dubai is likewise buying a variety of hyperloop jobs and even a strategy to reach Mars.