Dubai is always at the forefront of adopting the wind of change. Among the many first Dubai has again proven that it is ahead of times by appointing a Minister of Artificial Intelligence. This is the first such appointment anywhere in the world.
Omar Bin Sultan Al Olama, all of 27 has been given the charge of the ministry. The official announcement was made on 19th October. His Highness Sheikh Mohammed tweeted the following about his appointment:-
Omar Al Olama will be Minister of State for Artificial Intelligence. At 27, Omar led the World Government Summit and the UAE AI Strategy. pic.twitter.com/RxvEMCSODL
— HH Sheikh Mohammed (@HHShkMohd) October 19, 2017
Among many other agendas, colonizing Mars and building a full-fledged city is also one of them. Omar Bin Sultan Al Olama was earlier Deputy Director of the Future Department. He is also the Secretary-General of the World Organisation of Racing Drones. You can head to his Linkedin Profile to know more about him.
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