His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, has learned about the AI projects carried out by the UAE national service recruits and hailed the innovative potential of Emirati young people in various domains.
This came as the Abu Dhabi Crown Prince visited Sunday the E-Skills of National Service Recruits Exhibition organized by the National Service and Reserve Authority (NRSA) on their AI schemes and initiatives, Emirates News Agency WAM reported.
The showcase covered four main aspects: Information Security; Network Security; Smart Apps; and Artificial Intelligence (AI).
H.H. Sheikh Mohamed underlined the importance attached by the country’s leadership to grooming national cadres capable of employing advanced technologies in all domains in a way that enables them to steer the helm of the country toward delivering the future and achieving its national ambitions.
“Real national progress hinges on a robust base of science and technology that stimulates innovative ideas and builds skilled human resources specializing in various essential domains,” said Sheikh Mohamed.
The event is organized following a training program carried out for the national service recruits as part of a cooperation agreement between NRSA- the General Command of the Armed Forces- and the Abu Dhabi Polytechnic.
Earlier, Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed received Saturday, at Qasr Al Shati’ in Abu Dhabi, General Kenneth F. McKenzie, the Commander of the United States Central Command, with the bilateral defense cooperation ties being the central topic of discussion.
The meeting occasioned a review of the friendly relations between the two countries with an emphasis on the military domain in addition to an array of issues of common concern.
Attending the meeting were H.H. Sheikh Tahnoun bin Zayed Al Nahyan, National Security Adviser, Ali bin Hammad Al Shamsi, Deputy Secretary-General of the Supreme National Security Council, Lt. General Hamad Mohammed Thani Al Rumaithi, Chief-of-Staff of the Armed Forces, Mohamed Mubarak Al Mazrouei, the Undersecretary of the Crown Prince Court of Abu Dhabi, and Major General Staff Pilot Ibrahim Nasser Mohammed Al Alawi, Commander of Air Force and Air Defense, along with the delegation accompanying the US commander.