G42 and Kazakhstan, The MoU was formalized following meetings between top officials on both sides
G42, the leading UAE-based AI and cloud computing company, and the Ministry of Digital Development, Innovation and Aerospace Industry of the Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan, recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to collaborate on government use of big data analytics, cloud, AI and other digital technologies.
Under the MOU, G42 will work with the Ministry to explore the use of big data analytics and digital use cases in government, with a focus on healthcare, finance, safety & security, and developing digital twin technologies for Kazakhstan’s capital, Astana.
The two parties will also consider areas for cooperation including sovereign government cloud to securely host government applications in-country and to provide a backbone for future services; development of AI capabilities; and the potential for Kazakhstan to become a data and cloud hub for Central Asia.
The agreement was signed by Zhaslan Madiyev, First Deputy Minister, Ministry of Digital Development, Innovation and Aerospace industry of the Republic of Kazakhstan and Mansoor AlMansoori, Group Chief Operating Officer, G42.
“We look forward to exploring new use cases for digital solutions and to aiding Kazakhstan to build its own capabilities in critical areas including cloud, AI and big data analytics,” commented Mansoor AlMansoori, Group Chief Operating Officer, G42.
The MoU was formalized following meetings between the First Deputy Chief of Staff of the President Timur Suleimenov; HE Bagdat Mussin, Kazakh Minister of Digital Development, Innovation and Aerospace industry, and HE Mohamed Saeed Al Ariqi, Ambassador of the United Arab Emirates to Kazakhstan, with senior executives from G42.