Omar Bin Sultan al-Olama

Today, Dubai's Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid reshuffled the cabinet and announced new ministries.

The ruler of Dubai tweeted that the new structural change was followed by the Government’s recent annual meeting and launch of the UAE Centennial plan 2071.

The new government appointment the 27-year-old Omar Bin Sultan Al Olama as State Minister for Artificial Intelligence.

“We want the UAE to become the world’s most prepared country for artificial intelligence,” Sheikh Mohammed's tweet read.

For the past year, Al Olama has been working as the Deputy Director of the Future Department, and he has been on the Executive Committee of the World Government Summit since 2014. 

The young minister holds a BBA from the American University of Dubai, and a diploma of excellence and project management from the American University in Sharjah.

According to a series of tweets written in Arabic by Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid, other new positions created in the reshuffle include a Minister for Advanced Sciences and a Minister for Food Security.

This briefing comes just days after the UAE announced their UAE 2031 AI strategy, which aims to make the government more efficient and streamlined by relying on AI technologies.

WATCH: UAE Artificial Intelligence Strategy 2031

As part of the greater strategy, here are 4 other incredible things the UAE government is working on:

1. The Dubai Government plans on issuing its last paper transaction by 2021, going entirely digital.

2. The UAE is also planning to establish the first human settlement on Mars by 2117.

3. Dubai aims to produce 75 percent of its energy requirements from clean sources by 2050.

4. By 2030, Dubai wants 25 percent of the total transportation in the emirate to be autonomous.