SHARJAH: The Minister of Tolerance, Sheikh Nahyan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, said that UAE's leaders strive to achieve a successful and prosperous future for the country, to keep abreast with the global developments in knowledge and technology, as well as to adopt the cutting-edge technology and practices in all spheres of life. This came during the opening speech of the 18th edition of Dar Al Khaleej's Annual Conference that was held on Saturday under the title "Artificial Intelligence Strategy in the UAE", in the presence of Khalid Abdullah Taryam, Chairman of Dar Al Khaleej for Press, Printing and Publishing, and Dr Yousef Al Hassan, an Emirati writer and thinker. "The conference's theme exactly reflects what the two late brothers (Taryam Omran Taryam and Dr. Abdullah Omran Taryam) were seeking to fulfill by enabling the community to be aware of the future developments and work hard to shape its features, so that the UAE will be able to contribute effectively to all the achievements global development," Sheikh Nahyan said. "The conference's discussion of Artificial Intelligence in UAE embodies what we learned from the founding leader late Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan and his wisdom to use the latest in the world in terms of advanced systems and techniques. This approach has been continued under the leadership of President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces and Their Highnesses Rulers of the Emirates," Sheikh Nahyan said.