The advisor to the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, Governor of Makkah Al-Mukarramah Region, Prince Khaled Al-Faisal, inaugurated at the headquarters of the Emirate in Jeddah, in the presence of the President of King Abdulaziz University in Jeddah, Dr. Abdul Rahman Al-Youbi, Makkah Digital Gate for Research and Innovation, which is one of the pioneering initiatives of the Makkah Cultural Forum under the slogan «How Be an example in the digital world? », And it is implemented in cooperation with the university.
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Two million riyals
Subsequently, the President of King Abdulaziz University presented an overview of the portal that aims to harness research and innovation and apply it to meet the environmental, health, industrial, administrative and social challenges in the region through an electronic platform concerned with research and innovation, to be a digital platform in which scientists, researchers and innovators present innovative scientific solutions, and a prize of two million has been allocated for it. One hundred thousand riyals per winner.
The portal contributes to achieving a set of indicators within the strategy of the Emirate of Makkah Al-Mukarramah Region in line with Vision 2030, by harnessing scientific research and innovation to develop work in the sectors of the region, solving challenges by stimulating scientific research, producing knowledge and harnessing it for social and economic development in the region through the participation of specialists in universities and research centers through This is a digital portal.
Dr. Al-Youbi added that the portal will enable all government and private agencies and individuals to participate, in order to apply knowledge in order to promote innovative scientific solutions in aspects of national belonging, digitization and artificial intelligence in the field of Hajj and Umrah services, and the development of systems in the field of cybersecurity, e-learning, and distance education. In addition to digital systems in preserving the environment.
Prince Khaled Al-Faisal said during the inauguration: