Saudi Arabia partners with Huawei in AI capability development
Saturday, 10 24 2020, Category: Technology, Country: Saudi Arabia
Saudi Arabia entered a partnership with Chinese tech giant Huawei on Thursday to promote the kingdom's artificial intelligence (AI) development, as part of its efforts to achieve national digital transform in support of Vision 2030.
The Saudi Data and Artificial Intelligence Authority (SDAIA) signed a memorandum of understanding with Huawei on the second day of the Global AI Summit to cooperate in the National AI Capability Development Program, according to a Huawei statement.
The National AI Capability Development Program aims to support governments, enterprises and research institutes in the kingdom to find suitable technology partners in the AI domain, to enhance their own talent pool, and to ultimately find new growth strategies through AI applications, the statement said.
Majid Altuwaijri, CEO of the National Center for Artificial Intelligence (NCAI) at SDAIA, said that through its vision, SDAIA seeks to establish the kingdom as a global leader among the league of data-driven economies.