UAE inks deal with Canon for digital skills development of Emirati youth

DUBAI — The UAE’s Ministry of Education and Canon Middle East, a provider of imaging technologies and services, signed a memorandum of understanding, making Canon the country’s official strategic partner in the area of digital skills development.

The partnership will help achieve the goal of the UAE Vision 2021 to support talented Emirati youth, by empowering them to engage in new-age digital innovations and teaching skills required for future education and employment opportunities.

Dr. Amna Al Dahak Al Shamsi, the assistant undersecretary for the care and activities sector, stated that through all its partnerships, the ministry aims to enhance the skills of students across various creative fields.

The MoU is a result of long-standing cooperation, as Canon had organized many programs for improving skills in photography and digital production, she added, noting that the ministry aims to promote cooperation with specialized parties, in line with its visual arts initiatives.


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