In accordance with Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum’s vision to establish Dubai as a global technology leader, Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai, has unveiled the Dubai Universal Blueprint for Artificial Intelligence, as reported by the state news agency WAM. The annual plan aims to utilise technology’s potential to improve the quality of life across various sectors.

During a press briefing on Monday, December 4, Dr Sultan bin Ahmed Al Jaber, the Minister of Industry and Advanced Technology and President of COP28, along with Jim Skea, the Chair of IPCC, provided statements summarising the achievements of the initial four days of COP28.

The UAE’s strategy to build and deploy a set of highly precise radar satellites has taken a significant step forward. The UAE Space Agency has established an industrial consortium to advance the “Sirb” project, with the potential for the initial satellite launch by 2026.