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Mohammed bin Rashid launches national Technology Transformation Programme

12 Oct, 2022

His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, launched, today, a technology transformation programme in priority sectors at the national level. The programme seeks to boost the pace of the technological transformation of the country’s industrial and production sector, with the aim of developing 1,000 technological projects.

The programme includes the establishment of national centres for industrial empowerment and plans to export Dh15 billion worth of advanced Emirati technological products a year. “Our goal is a paradigm shift for the automation of the industry,” Sheikh Mohammed said.

Sheikh Mohammed said: "We have launched a national programme to accelerate the pace of technological transformation in the industrial and production sectors.
“The programme aims to develop 1,000 technology projects, and includes the establishment of national centers for industrial empowerment and aims to export advanced Emirati technological products at a value of Dhs15 billion annually,” he said

“Our goal is a quantum leap in the automation of the industry,” said Sheikh Mohammed. "The employment of advanced technology in industries and projects is an essential pillar for developing our national economy in partnership with the private sector. The UAE represents a global center in the fields of research, development and innovation in future technology," Sheikh Mohammed affirmed.
"Through advanced technology, we see opportunities to achieve our national priorities and ambitions for the next fifty years. The program will make it possible for technology developers, entrepreneurs and emerging technology companies to experiment with technology in the UAE and launch from it for global transformational projects with a tangible impact," he added.

The launch of the programme came during a special event at Qasr Al Watan in the capital, Abu Dhabi, in the presence Dr Sultan Bin Ahmed Al Jaber, Minister of Industry and Advanced Technology and other dignitaries.

This programme aims to launch 1,000 technological projects in several key productive sectors at the state level until 2031, in line with the national priorities of the UAE, the most important of which are building a flexible and competitive national economy based on knowledge and innovation.


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