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Sheikh Mohammed launches Dhs 100m Great Arab Minds initiative in Dubai

Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al-Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates and Ruler of the Emirates of Dubai, has launched the Great Arab Mind Initiative at Dhs 100m.

The five-year initiative will focus on areas including physics and mathematics, software and data science, economics, higher education and research.

In addition, an initiative to identify and assist 1,000 Arab intellectuals will be promoted and headquartered by the Dubai Museum of Futures.

Reportedly, the Great Arab Mind is the largest movement in the Arab world designed to seek outstanding talent among Arab scientists, thinkers and innovators across key disciplines. Wham..

The program is supported by the Dhs 100m Fund and is run by the Museum of the Future. A committee of four Ministers of Emirati will develop a system to identify and emphasize the extraordinary thinkers and talents supported by the initiative.

This fund supports local and global partnerships to promote research, development and innovation.

The committee leading the Great Arab Mind is chaired by Mohammad Algergawi, President of the Museum of the Future. Other members include Shamma bint Suhail Al Mazrouei, Minister of Youth Affairs. Sara Al Amiri, Minister of Advanced Technology and Chair of the UAE Space Agency. Omar al-Bashi, Minister of Artificial Intelligence, Digital Economy and Remote Work Applications.

The Great Arab Mind’s focus areas are selected based on their potential for future development in key areas of innovation to drive development and economic growth.

“The great spirit has built the Arab civilization. Today, we believe we have the talent to build a better world,” Sheikh Mohammed tweeted.

“We are accelerating the role of Emirates as an incubator to develop talent in the Arab and world. We have built the Museum of the Future as a global hub for scientists, thinkers and innovators. This museum is the best in the region. It is the ideal headquarters for a fund to develop the potential of the spirit of the world. “



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