Omar Sultan Al Olama, Minister of State for Artificial Intelligence, Digital Economy and Remote Work Applications, who also serves as a Board of Trustees member and Deputy Managing Director of the Dubai Future Foundation, Vice Chair of the World Government Summit, Chairman of the Dubai Chamber of Digital Economy, and Chairman of the Artificial Intelligence and Blockchain Council has been appointed as the Director General of the Dubai Crown Prince’s office.

His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, has appointed Omar Sultan Al Olama as the Director General of the Dubai Crown Prince’s Office.

Olama has been committed to strong governance, effective regulation, and the provision of essential data and infrastructure positions the UAE as a prime test-bed for AI innovations. He has overseen initiatives such as the personal data protection law, the National Program for Coders, and the UAE Council for Artificial Intelligence and Blockchain. As per the announcement, he aims to accelerate the growth and transformation of the digital economy, ultimately doubling its contribution to the UAE’s non-oil GDP within the next decade.