Abu Dhabi: New Artificial Intelligence Law Issued

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Abu Dhabi: New Artificial Intelligence Law Issued

Arabian Business, 22 January 2024: Abu Dhabi’s Ruler has issued a new Artificial Intelligence Law.

The Law establishes the Artificial Intelligence and Advanced Technology Council or AIATC.

It will be responsible for developing and implementing policies and strategies related to research, infrastructure and investments in artificial intelligence and advanced technology in the Emirate.

It will also be responsible for developing plans and research programmes together with local and global partners to improve Abu Dhabi’s status in the fields of Artificial Intelligence and advanced technology.

The Ruler also issued a Decision appointing members of the new council.

Under the Decision, Sheikh Tahnoun bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the Deputy Ruler of Abu Dhabi will be the Chairman of the Council.

Sheikh Khaled bin Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Chairman of Abu Dhabi Executive Council will be Vice Chairman.

Khaldoon Khalifa Al Mubarak, Jassem Mohamed Bu Ataba Al Zaabi, Faisal Abdulaziz Al Bannai and Peng Xiao will be members of the Council.

The Law has been issued and the Council established to develop and regulate an emerging technology sector and create investment and research opportunities.

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