UAE appoints world's first "Minister of Artificial Intelligence"

The potential and importance of artificial intelligence is growing every day. So in Germany, for the first time in the world, the Commission of the Ministry of Transport and Digital Infrastructure has developed a set of ethical rules for ... autonomous vehicles. Similar processes are noted in the United States and in other developed countries. However, at the moment, the palm belongs to the UAE, where the post of the Minister of Artificial Intelligence has been established.

27-year-old Omar Bin Sultan Al-Olama, one of six newly appointed ministers, three of whom are women, has been appointed to this position. According to the Vice President of the UAE, Prime Minister Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, this decision represents a new stage in the development of skills, science and technology of the future.

The state has been investing huge amounts of money in modern technologies for many years. In the near future, police robots will appear in the largest city of the Emirates, Dubai, and by 2030, thousands of autonomous land and flying vehicles will appear on the country's roads and in the sky.

Sheikh Mohammed commented on the appointment of the new minister with the following words: "We want the UAE to be among the world leaders in the field of artificial intelligence."