UAE unveils programmer training campaign with 8 tech giants

The UAE has signed a deal with major technology giants including Google and Amazon to train 100,000 computer programming students.

Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid, Vice President and Ruler of Dubai, unveiled the agreement with Google, Microsoft, Amazon, Cisco, IBM, LinkedIn, Nvidia and Facebook on Saturday.

Within five years, he wants to create 100,000 programmers, 1,000 digital companies to boost the Emirati economy, and increase government support for start-ups from Dh1.5 billion to Dh4 billion.


The National News

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