8 ways the UAE is leading the global AI revolution

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n the Middle East, some of the biggest opportunities for the use of Artificial Intelligence lie in the banking and financial sector, followed by government services and manufacturing, according to an IDC report.

In January, the UAE government announced its plans to train 500 Emirati men and women in Artificial Intelligence. The students’ training will be part of an agreement signed between Oracle and the Higher Colleges of Technology to prepare young UAE nationals for the country’s future jobs.

Oracle was also discussing ways with the university to develop AI-related degrees.”We’re focusing on research and development in technology as well as providing the necessary support and training for local youth,” said Omar Bin Sultan Al Olama, State Minister for Artificial Intelligence, at the launch in Dubai.