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India, UAE ink MoU to use technology for better governance

IANS  |  New Delhi 

A (MoU) was signed between and the UAE to promote the use of for better governance, officials said.

The was signed by the senior officials of India's and and the for (AI).

"and the UAE are working together to use technology to improve and governance, and also how to use technology in a convergence and confluence manner to help government," Indian said at the event.

Prabhu also flagged off the UAE government's GovHack series "hackathon" technologies startup competition here, which will be held in 8 major cities around the world.

Noting that the next wave of global growth will be driven not only by policy but also by technology, Prabhu said "It is an honour that the GovHack series event is being kicked off from "

The challenge will be followed for the rest of the year by Tokyo, Santiago, Jakarta, Washington, London, and and will culminate with a $100,000 prize for the winner startup.

GovHack, launched by the UAE is designed to motivate young minds, students and employees from around the world to develop smart initiatives and propose to the most pressing global challenges.

--IANS

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First Published: Fri, July 27 2018. 13:54 IST
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