Egypt launches national AI platform

Egypt’s Ministry of Communications and Information Technology has announced the launch of a national platform for artificial intelligence (AI), under the umbrella of the country’s National Council for AI. The platform is intended to enable exchanges of views and experiences among stakeholders on AI issues, foster the development of AI partnerships, promote AI innovation, encourage AI research, and promote capacity building. It will also contain information on the implementation of the national AI strategy and other AI-related policies and programmes.