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Hamdan bin Mohammed names 22 AI Chiefs for Dubai government

Mon 10 Jun 2024    
The Brew News Team | < 1 min read

Dubai: H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of The Executive Council of Dubai, emphasized Dubai’s commitment to pioneering AI-driven government operations. This vision, guided by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister, and Ruler of Dubai, aims to position Dubai as a global leader in government innovation.

Sheikh Hamdan announced the appointment of 22 Chiefs as Artificial Intelligence (AI) Officers across various government entities in Dubai. These officers will lead specialized initiatives in AI and advanced technology. The goal is to enhance government operations and elevate Dubai’s expertise in AI, aligning with Sheikh Mohammed’s vision for Dubai’s global leadership in AI solutions.

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Sheikh Hamdan stated that integrating AI into government operations is pivotal for Dubai’s future. This initiative aligns with the Dubai Universal Blueprint for Artificial Intelligence (DUB.AI), aimed at enhancing residents’ well-being and solidifying Dubai’s status as a technology and innovation hub.

The Chief AI Officer role, established under DUB.AI, underscores Dubai’s commitment to AI governance and legislation. It also aims to boost AI adoption across key sectors, further strengthening Dubai’s position in the Global AI Readiness Index.

The appointed Chief AI Officers hail from diverse government entities, including Dubai Police, Dubai Health Authority, and Dubai Municipality. Their collective efforts will translate ambitious plans into concrete actions, shaping the future of AI-driven government operations in Dubai.

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Overall, these appointments signify Dubai’s dedication to embracing AI for societal progress and economic development. By harnessing the power of AI, Dubai aims to stay at the forefront of technological innovation and governance, setting an example for cities worldwide.

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