Israeli, Emirati technology ministers discuss possible joint projects

Science and Technology Minister Izhar Shay discussed on Wednesday in a virtual meeting with his Emirati counterpart, Industry and Advanced Technology Minister Sultan al-Jaber, possible collaboration in research and development between the countries. 
The discussion focused on fields in which both Israel and the United Arab Emirates have a shared interest. These include, for example, the civil space industry, the advanced agriculture industry and the development of artificial intelligence-based technologies, which both countries have shown an interest in in past occasions. 

The ministers also discussed the development of a foundation that will encourage future scientific and technological joint projects for citizens from both countries.

“These are exciting days for our nations,” Shay said. “As an Israeli citizen and a member of this government, I’m grateful for the opportunity of having this conversation and embarking on a new journey of peace between our countries.”

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