UAE President attends G7 session on AI, energy


The UAE's President His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan on Friday participated in the G7 Summit session on artificial intelligence and energy, held in Italy.

The session, which was held under the theme 'Energy and Artificial Intelligence / Africa and the Mediterranean Region', was opened by Italian Prime Minister Giorgia Meloni.

Sheikh Mohamed emphasised the need for collective action in ensuring responsible engagement with emerging technologies and leveraging these technologies to offer sustainable solutions in the energy sector.

He noted that the world is currently facing numerous challenges with a significant impact on the Middle East and Africa, especially in the energy sector.

His Highness affirmed the UAE's keenness to establish an integrated system for artificial intelligence through programmes, legislation, initiatives, and partnerships.

It also supports a fair and balanced transition in the energy sector, stemming from the UAE Consensus, which has served as a successful model for international cooperation, he added.

Sheikh Mohamed expressed his hope that this key session would lay the foundation for a new phase of collective action, which will help prevent emerging technologies from widening the developmental gap between nations and instead serve as a conduit for sustainable development, security, and prosperity.

At the conclusion of his speech, a video presentation highlighted the UAE's ambitious vision and aspirations to invest in artificial intelligence. The video also showcased the UAE's significant achievements in this field, featuring insights from several experts and officials.


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