By Sam Bridge
Announcement is part of the UAE's efforts to strengthen its position as a global hub for future technology and innovative partnerships
The UAE Cabinet on Monday adopted a decision to appoint the UAE Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) ambassador, the first of its kind in the world.
The announcement comes as part of the UAE's efforts to strengthen its position as a global hub for future technology and innovative partnerships, state news agency WAM reported.
It added that the move would also boost plans to employ the best technological advancements to make a positive change in people’s livese.
The decision was announced in conjunction with the Global Future Councils' meetings held in partnership between the UAE Government and the World Economic Forum.
WAM said the ambassador's role has a global mandate, which is to spearhead new global partnerships on behalf of the UAE Government.
The UAE Government has previously launched the UAE Strategy for the Fourth Industrial Revolution.