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05 November

Mohammed bin Rashid attends graduation ceremony of the ‘One Million Arab Coders’ initiative

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Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum attended the graduation ceremony of the ‘One Million Arab Coders’ initiative along with Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Dubai Future Foundation (DFF) His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum.

The ‘One Million Arab Coders’ is an initiative under the umbrella of the Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Initiatives that seeks to train one million young Arabs in computer programming, in order to empower and equip them with the technological tools and expertise to face the challenges of the future.

During the ceremony, His Highness said that coding is a key skill in the knowledge-based economy, and it is critical to foster the skills of the youth in this area to create new value in our economy and other spheres of life. “Coding is the language of the future, and one of its key tools. It creates opportunities for future generations. New technologies are the fastest way to create new opportunities for our youth,” added His Highness.