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Minister of Culture: Artificial Intelligence Artathon Confirms Leadership’s Interest in All Cultural Sectors

Riyadh, Prince Badr bin Abdullah bin Farhan, Minister of Culture, has patronized today the ceremony of the Artificial Intelligence Artathon competition at King Abdullah Financial Center in Riyadh, during which the teams whose proposed projects were selected by the competition committees.

These projects will be honored and most notably of them will be presented in a special art exhibition during the World Artificial Intelligence Conference Summit to be held in Riyadh at the end of next March.

On the occasion, the Minister of Culture delivered a speech in which he thanked the participants in the Artificial Intelligence Artathon competition, which is a first step for the Kingdom in this field. He added "Arts are witnessing a new leap in their creative tools, and the Kingdom has paid attention to artificial intelligence as it is one of the outputs of the Fourth Industrial Revolution, and a strategic tool in building and planning the future."

Prince Badr also pointed out that "Artathon" comes as confirmation of the position that arts occupy in the Kingdom's "Future Vision" and this reveals the wise leadership's interest in culture in all its sectors.

He further said that today "We are betting on the talents of our youth in cultural creativity and investing artificial intelligence in the arts and in

cultural action in all its forms, and we believe in international partnerships that enhance its role in all aspects of life."

Source: Saudi Press Agency

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