UAE and US agree to work together on data transfer and hiring
The powerhouse that is the United Arab Emirates has yet again begun an innovative partnership that could potentially benefit the entirety of the world.
His Excellency Omar Sultan Al Olama, Minister of State for Artificial Intelligence, Digital Economy, and Remote Work Applications, confirmed that the United Arab Emirates is governed by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the State, may God protect him, and the directives of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister, and Ruler of the United Arab Emirates. Dubai, may God protect him, adopts the strengthening of international collaboration and partnerships to promote the global development and development process, which will have a positive impact on the lives of society’s inhabitants.
During his meeting with a US government delegation consisting of Arun Venkataraman, Assistant Minister of Commerce and Director General of US and Foreign Commercial Services, Shawn Murphy, Chargé d’Affaires of the US Embassy to the UAE, and Megan Grigonis, US Consul General in Dubai, he made this statement.
During the meeting, both parties emphasized the importance of uniting global efforts to transfer data and use it optimally, as well as enhancing the utilization of advanced technology, artificial intelligence solutions, and various modern digitization tools in promoting data sharing, exploring new opportunities, and finding the best solutions to challenges, which promotes preparedness for the future and active participation in advancing global development.
The two sides issued a joint statement on cross-border data transmission, which ensures that data is efficiently kept, collected, and sent, thereby promoting global digital development. His Excellency Omar Sultan Al Olama stated that the strategic relations between the United Arab Emirates and the United States reflect the common visions of the leaderships of the two countries in moving towards broader horizons of partnerships, and enhancing cooperation and coordination in various fields, in a way that serves the development goals of the two friendly countries, and supports the development of a sustainable digital economy that contributes to the creation of a better future.
To ensure sustainable growth and better management of future challenges, he emphasized the significance of establishing digital foundations based on data, knowledge, and innovation, enhancing the ability to collect data and facilitating its transfer, and finding innovative solutions to problems by employing digitization and artificial intelligence solutions.
Arun Venkataraman stated that the joint statement represents the common approach chosen by the two countries with regard to the cross-border transmission of data and emphasizes the commitment to guarantee that data is moved, gathered, and stored for optimal use in the digital realms. He lauded the personal data law that was introduced last year and its efforts to involve private entities in sustainable economic development and to provide an environment that supports distinguished talents to ensure the growth of the digital economy and competitive markets in the Middle East and around the world.
During the meeting, the two parties emphasized the significance of uniting global efforts to transfer data and use it optimally, as well as enhancing the use of advanced technology, artificial intelligence solutions, and various modern digitization tools for enhancing data sharing, exploring new opportunities, and finding the best solutions to challenges, which supports future-readiness and active participation in advancing the development process.
The two parties also discussed the most significant advantages of the digitization sector, the anticipated results, and the opportunity provided by cross-border data transfer for the continuous expansion of national companies globally and the building of communication bridges with foreign companies by supporting companies’ systems with the necessary data, utilizing modern technology to facilitate the provision of services, empowering cadres, and constructing capacities to ensure gained advantages are maintained.
The meeting addressed the anticipated challenges of the digital future, methods of transferring, sharing, and transferring data between countries, the establishment of innovative mechanisms to ensure the continued sharing of information and international work tools that facilitate data transfer, as well as best practices in this regard.