The UAE and South Korea reviewed on Sunday means of enhancing bilateral cooperation in the field of up-to-date auto technology.
Assistant Undersecretary of the UAE Ministry of Economy Abdulla Sultan Alfan Alshamsi said he had talks in Dubai on Sunday with the trade policies director of the South Korean Trade, Industry and Energy on means of drawing on the Korean pioneering experiment in automating cars in order to support the UAE ministry's project to establish a center for auto-driving technology in the UAE.
The two sides agreed on forming a mini teamwork of experts and officials of both sides to review means of cooperating in implementing the project.
The two sides will cooperate in
establishing the infrastructure of the project, developing needed legislations
as well as training in the fields of hydrogen and electric cars engineering and
needed preparations to promote use of renewable energy.
The meeting is complementary to a plenary
session between UAE Economy Minister Sultan bin Saeed Al
Mansouri and South Korean
Trade Minister Kim Hyun-chong on engaging in partnership in the fields
of aviation, up-to-date auto technology and renewable energy.
said the UAE is interested in developing auto technology because it will catalyze
future innovations based on modern technology and research.
He noted that Sharjah Research Technology
and Innovation Park (SRTIP) is expected to
host the auto center.
He commended the efforts exerted by South Korea to
support the UAE's march of innovation.
Meanwhile, the Korean official underlined his country's keenness on enhancing strategic partnership with the UAE, hailing the UAE pioneering vision in the innovation domain.
He underlined the importance of holding
talks in the coming period to form the teamwork and work on the project.