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Omar Sultan Al Olama

Omar Sultan Al Olama

Minister of State for Artificial Intelligence in the United Arab Emirates

H.E. Omar bin Sultan Al Olama was appointed Minister of State for AI, Digital Economy and Remote Work of the United Arab Emirates in 2020. He joined the government in 2017 as Minister of State for AI, where he was responsible for enhancing government performance by investing the latest technologies and tools of AI and applying them in various sectors. Al Olama is also the Managing Director of the World Government Summit in the Prime Minister’s Office at the Ministry of Cabinet Affairs, and Deputy Director of the Future Department at the Ministry of Cabinet Affairs, where he contributed to the preparation of the UAE Centennial 2071 strategy and the UAE 4th Industrial Revolution Strategy.

10:00 - 11:00

Leadership Panel: Building a Biotech Nation

Opening remarks:  Omar Sultan Al Olama, Minister of State for Artificial Intelligence, UAE – video message


Moderator: Marta Arsovska Tomovska, Advisor to the Prime Minister of Serbia 


  • Branko Ružić, First Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Education, Science and Technological Development, Serbia
  • Yves Iradukunda, Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of ICT and Innovation, Rwanda
  • Khalfan Juma Belhoul, CEO of Dubai Future Foundation, United Arab Emirates
  • Dr. Fabio Scano, WHO Representative, Serbia

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