His Excellency Omar Sultan Al Olama, Minister of State for Artificial Intelligence, Digital Economy and Remote Work Applications, confirmed that the UAE has ambitious visions adopted by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the State, may God protect him, and proactive directions focused on by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum. Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, may God protect him, and an exceptional government that established digital principles as a basis for investment in the future, and made technological transformations a tool for building future opportunities.
This came during the virtual participation of His Excellency Omar Sultan Al-Ulama in a speech entitled “The Power of Digital Orientation: Promoting a National Economy Based on Technological Innovation”, as part of the activities of the Digital Readiness Retreat, organized by the Office of Government Development and the Future, and which gathered more than 250 government officials, leaders and decision-makers in more than From 50 ministries and federal entities.
His Excellency the Minister of State for Artificial Intelligence, Digital Economy and Remote Work Applications pointed to the importance of the digital readiness retreat in shaping the features of the UAE’s digital future, and empowering the government in the next stage, stressing that the UAE government has developed an unprecedented approach in adopting digital solutions as an essential tool in interaction and business development. .
He said that the UAE’s leadership in risk capital indicators and the number of digital companies reflects the country’s path and its long journey to achieve its goals by ensuring comprehensive digital transformation, indicating that the country relied on three main pillars in its journey of success in this field, which is the leadership’s belief in technological transformation from a long time ago. , and being proactive in benefiting from the technological revolution, investing in strengthening the digital infrastructure, as well as developing policies and legislative frameworks that enable society to safely adopt digital foundations, and overcome legislative challenges through continuous and intensive cooperation between the government and private sectors.
His Excellency Omar Sultan Al Olama touched on the great global success stories in the UAE in the field of the digital economy, and the UAE’s embrace of successful billion-dollar companies, which continue their work in a new phase that focuses on reaching global leadership after the UAE achieved regional leadership.
He said that the UAE adopts the methodology of cooperation to share success stories and ways to overcome challenges instead of completely limiting the use of technologies, and that the role of world governments in the next stage depends on their full awareness and making the right investments for safe and effective systems.
He referred to the “Falcon” system, which is one of the most effective and successful generative artificial intelligence systems with a capacity of 40 billion variable factors, which stimulates work to develop clear visions to ensure its correct and safe use.