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Abu Dhabi Crown Prince attends lecture on digitisation

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Abu Dhabi Crown Prince attends lecture on digitisation
Abu Dhabi Crown Prince attends lecture on digitisation

(Abu Dhabi) – His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, attended a lecture on digitisation, delivered by Mohamed Alabbar, chairman of Emaar Properties.
Al Abbar’s lecture “Digitisation: Where Do We Stand?” is the sixth in a series of lectures hosted by the majlis of H.H. Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed during Ramadan.
The lecturer stressed that Arabs should change to become producers and not just consumers of digitised content which, he argued, is now is now in control of our reality, from home delivery and investment in the hotel industry to large-scale projects.
“The UAE has made huge progress in this field and is way ahead of other Arab countries, thanks to the wise policy pursued by the wise leaders” Al Abbar said.
He noted that an e-commerce, banking and logistics corporation will be launched by the end of this year in the UAE.
Prerequisites for catching up with the digital age include to taking great interest in the development and quality of education, legislation and infrastructure, he said.
He noted that the UAE was among the first Arab countries to fulfil these prerequisites.
The audience at the lecture included H.H. Sheikh Ammar bin Humaid Al Nuaimi, Crown Prince of Ajman; Dr. Amal Abdullah Al Qubaisi, Speaker of Federal National Council (FNC); H.H. Sheikh Hazza bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Chairman of Abu Dhabi Executive Council; H.H. Sheikh Nahyan bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan Charitable and Humanitarian Foundation, and H.H. Lt. General Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of the Interior.
(Courtesy WAM)

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