UAE announces new ‘Global Coder’ initiative

Minister of Cabinet Affairs and the Future has announced a new Global Coder initiative aimed at teaching five million people from underprivileged families how to code. He said the scheme would boost businesses and help to create jobs.

Part of his speech “Today I am announcing Global Coder,” Mr Al Gergawi told an audience at the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, on Tuesday.

The opportunity looks great with benefits like he said “Our aim is to teach five million young people coding, for them to create jobs, to give them opportunities so they can start-up companies.

The minister also spoke of his childhood back in Dubai, where lack of running water or electricity was common for many families.

It was great achievement and not everybody believed the UAE, which was formed in 1971, would survive, but that history had told a different story.

The whole purpose was to help train coders would better equip workers for the future.

The world always been helpful “Throughout our journey. They sent us teachers, they sent us books. When it came to health care, we got support from medical department in other countries”.

The United Arab Emirates you see today was not formed until 1971. It was small cities without building infrastructures.

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