Today, Tuesday, Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates and Ruler of Dubai, approved a request submitted by the Ministry of the Interior to begin testing self-driving cars on UAE roads, and submitted a report. Council for permanent approval in future if Ministry adopts this technology in coordination with competent authorities.
This came during Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid chairing the cabinet meeting at Expo 2020 Dubai Headquarters, emphasizing that The United Arab Emirates will be the first in the Middle East and the second country in the world to test cars Self driving in its streets.
The United Arab Emirates will be the first country in the Middle East and the second to test self-driving cars on its roads globally. Our goal is to make this type of vehicle safer, safer and more reliable. We are waiting for the report of the Ministry of the Interior, in coordination with the Office of Artificial Intelligence, for the test results, to take an appropriate decision. pic.twitter.com/EGpr2FC4LW
— His Highness Sheikh Mohammed (@HHShkMohd) November 9, 2021
He said that our goal is to make this type of car safer, safer and of better quality, and we are waiting for the report of the Ministry of Interior in coordination with the Office of Artificial Intelligence on the test results. sound judgment.
The UAE Cabinet has also approved the conditions for granting residency to a retired foreigner, allowing retirees to complete their residency in the UAE in addition to approving the issuance of a trial license for the Fractional Sukuk Project.
The council also approved a policy of special funds in the federal government, whereby government institutions could, in accordance with controls and standards, establish funding funds to serve their development programs. With the aim of increasing the productivity and flexibility of government work to achieve better results for the public.
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