Including cooperation with Google, Microsoft, Amazon, and other companies.
The Vice President of the UAE, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, launched a national program for programmers, which includes granting golden residency to the best 100,000 computer programmers from around the world and providing facilities and financing options for entrepreneurs and programmers, to support their projects.
The program includes cooperation with Google, Microsoft, Amazon, and other companies, in training and attracting 100,000 programmers, and establishing 1,000 major digital companies within 5 years.
The program also aims to increase investment directed at startups from 1.5 billion dirhams to 4 billion dirhams.
Last November, the UAE government decided to grant residents a 10-year golden residency for several categories, including doctorate holders, doctors, and engineers in computer engineering, electronics, programming, electricity, and biotechnology, and top graduates from accredited universities in the UAE with an average of 3.8 and more.