Sheikh Maktoum meets ChatGPT’s Founder in Dubai

The UAE government is developing partnerships to drive forward cutting-edge tech solutions powered by artificial intelligence.

Proving the importance of Artificial Intelligence to its’ city, Sam Altman, CEO of OpenAI, the developer of ChatGPT, met with Sheikh Maktoum bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, First Deputy Ruler of Dubai and Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance of the UAE, and UAE Minister of State for AI, Omar Sultan Al Olama.

The UAE regards AI as a significant emerging field, with the leaders addressing new strategies to expand deployment of AI across its government operations.

Sheikh Maktoum discusses the transformative power of generative AI across various domains.

A recent Khaleej Times article reported that Sheikh Maktoum bin Mohammed affirmed that the UAE government is keen to enhance partnerships with leading global technology companies and strengthen cooperation with techpreneurs.

“He highlighted the remarkable impact of OpenAI’s ChatGPT and the transformative power of generative AI across various domains. He also underscored the unprecedented opportunity to leverage AI-enabled solutions to expedite progress and development across diverse fields.”  

Khaleej times, June 2023.

Ayman Alashkar, Founder & CEO, meeting last month with Excellency Omar Sultan Al Olama UAE Minister of State for AI

The UAE is creating a nurturing and empowering environment for technology talent. 

Start-ups such as are now being given the platform to flourish, and develop solutions that can drastically improve many industry sectors, such as real estate, across the region, and indeed the world.

Cooperation with techpreneurs

Speaking at a recent AI conference in Dubai, hosted by US world-leading AI tech giant, NVIDIA, about generative AI in the region, Ayman Alashkar of said:

“Thanks to ChatGPT’s virality, our recognition as generative AI pioneers in the region has grown enormously. The space was far more challenging before Sam brought Large Language Models into the mainstream.

Generative AI’s value, whether narrowly applied as with our real estate themed use-case, or taken more holistically, is now more widely understood and appreciated by the MENA startup ecosystem.” 

– Ayman Alashkar, Founder and CEO, June 2023. is a pioneering Themed Generative AI, creating engagement-oriented content for the real estate industry. 

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