Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum chairs the Cabinet meeting in Abu Dhabi on Sunday. WAM
Gulf Today, Staff Reporter
His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, presided over the UAE Cabinet meeting in Abu Dhabi on Sunday.
Sheikh Mohammed took to Twitter and said, “Today I chaired a meeting of the Council of Ministers... At its inception, we blessed the historic achievement of the UAE with the arrival of the Hope Probe to Mars ... an achievement for the next fifty years in the UAE through a project that enabled the scientific aspirations of the Arabs to new stations.
“During our meeting today, we approved the start of the face print experiment in some private sector services to verify the personal identity of individuals instead of submitting a lot of papers to verify personal data ... an experiment led by the Ministry of Interior, and in the event of its success, it will be circulated ... to facilitate the lives of customers.
“We have also approved the formation of a team to automate government work through remote communication applications ... headed by the Minister of State for Digital Economy, Artificial Intelligence and Remote Work Applications .. The future of government work will be different in the coming decades...
“Today, we reconstituted the board of directors of the Etihad Train headed by Sheikh Dhiab Bin Mohammed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan... a national project that will have a permanent developmental footprint... and a work team that we know will accomplish the mission with all ability...”
The UAE has approved the sectors and economic activities eligible for up to 100% foreign ownership in the UAE.
Sheikh Mohammed, said that the UAE is making education a top priority and making it sustainable, diverse and adaptable to the requirements of future development plans.
The UAE Cabinet, chaired by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, adopted the National Artificial Intelligence Strategy 2031 during its meeting at the Presidential Palace in Abu Dhabi.
Sheikh Mohammed said, "Our message was delivered, and actions are more important than words. We will fulfil what we have promised. I reiterate my confidence in all ministers and leaders to assume their responsibilities to our people."
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