Mohammed bin Rashid receives Apple CEO
Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum received today in the presence of H.H. Sheikh Maktoum bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai, Apple CEO Tim Cook.
Sheikh Mohammed and Mr. Cook discussed an array of issues regarding future of the IT sector in the backdrop of international transformations and the sector’s role in developing and advancing education.
Sheikh Mohammed hailed Apple’s role in developing technology and IT-based education worldwide.
Mr. Cook credited the UAE as one of the leading role models in application of e-government and it is on track to introduce smart government under the patronage and directives of Sheikh Mohammed, whom he praised as a visionary leader who holds constructive breakthrough initiatives especially in education and IT in order to position the UAE government in general and Dubai government in particular among the firsts using technology in management and services.
Mohammed bin Abdullah Al Gargawi, Minister for Cabinet Affairs and other senior officials attended the meeting.