Technology companies: supports the development of the skills of young national cadres

“Coding Day” enhances the country’s attractiveness to programmer entrepreneurs’ projects

  • Programming Day celebrates outstanding talents in the programming sector.


  • Ahmed Al-Khalafi: “(Programming Day) stimulates the emergence of new cadres who will launch their projects to global markets.”


Officials of companies specialized in systems and technical solutions stated that the “Programming Day”, which falls on October 29 of each year, to celebrate distinguished talents and cadres in the field of programming, enhances the attractiveness of attracting programmer entrepreneurs’ projects, and supports the role of the UAE as a leading business incubator, and works to develop Skills of young national cadres.

His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, directed the adoption of October 29 of each year as a programming day under the slogan "The Emirates Programs".

Ihsan Antabawi, Chief Operating Officer of Microsoft Emirates, told "Emirates Today" that the UAE is distinguished by providing all the standards that support the growth and emergence of entrepreneurship projects in the programming and technology sectors in general, pointing out that the "Corona" pandemic has shed light in a way Great on the important role of programming solutions and artificial intelligence in services activities and smart cities.

He added that the "Programming Day" initiative enhances the attractiveness of programmers' projects, and emphasizes the importance of programming in the coming period.

For his part, the General Manager of Trend Micro International in the UAE, Majd Sinan, said that the "Coding Day" supports the development of the skills of young national cadres, and increases the attractiveness of the state center in attracting and growing new entrepreneurship projects in the programming sector.

He added that programming is one of the most basic areas of future economies at the global level, noting that the UAE extensively supports the growth of programmers' cadres, and is keen to promote the presence of a new generation of programmers through many of the initiatives it launched during the recent period.

In turn, the director of Hewlett-Packard Enterprise International in the UAE, Ahmed Al-Khalili, said that the "Coding Day" initiative would enhance the UAE's position as an incubator for business in various fields, as well as open a wide field to attract the most prominent minds in the fields of programming. .

He pointed out that just as the "Programming Day" celebrates the distinguished talents in the programming sector, it also stimulates the emergence of new creative cadres in programming to launch their projects to global markets.

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