Qatar: Artificial Intelligence Committee to be Established
Qatar’s Cabinet has approved a draft Cabinet Decision to establish an Artificial Intelligence Committee. Under the Decision, the Committee will report to the Transport and Telecommunication Ministry. It will have three members from the Ministry and a representative from the Qatar Computing Sciences College, a representative from the Interior Ministry, Education and Higher Education Ministry, the Commerce and Industry Ministry, Qatar Science & Technology Park, Hamad Bin Khalifa University, Qatar National Research Fund and Qatar Development Bank. It will be responsible for setting workflows to follow up on and implement Qatar’s Artificial Intelligence Strategy and supervise the programmes and initiatives related to this area as well as give recommendations on the planning and programmes for training human resources in this area. In addition, it will support start-ups in this area as well as scientific research.