Sunday, November 20, 2022

The Artificial Intelligence Committee Holds Its First Meeting

Doha - Qatar

The Artificial Intelligence Committee held its first meeting at the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology (MCIT), headed by Mr. Hassan Jassim Al-Sayed, Advisor to the Minister of Communications and Information Technology for Technical Affairs.

The committee members include representatives from the Ministry of Interior, the Ministry of Education and Higher Education, the Ministry of Commerce and Industry, the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology, Qatar Science and Technology Park, Qatar University, Hamad Bin Khalifa University, Qatar National Research Fund, and Qatar Development Bank.

During the meeting, the committee reviewed the National Artificial Intelligence Strategy, the strategy’s key highlights, and recommended initiatives. In addition, to evaluating the different examples of best practices related to Artificial Intelligence, its uses, and expected benefits, also understand the importance of AI ethics.

The committee has also agreed to develop an implementation plan for the National AI Strategy for artificial intelligence at the national level so that it will be the tool to transform the strategy into a  reality by developing an implementation roadmap for programs and initiatives that contribute to achieving its set strategic goals.

It is noteworthy that The Artificial Intelligence Committee is responsible for developing mechanisms for implementing Qatar's Artificial Intelligence Strategy in coordination with the concerned authorities in the country, and it supervises national programs and initiatives related to artificial intelligence. Supporting emerging companies and scientific research in this field. In addition to cooperating with international organizations and competent third parties and following developments in the field of artificial intelligence.