The National Council for Quality of Digital Life will be set up in the UAE in order to improve the quality of residents’ digital life, the Cabinet announced on Sunday. Taking to Twitter, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, said the new council will be responsible for protecting the “digital environment” in the country. “The council will protect our children, who spend many hours daily in the digital environment,” he tweeted.
The National Council for Quality of Digital Life will monitor the implementation of policies and programmes in this regard. It will raise awareness about safe digital practices and encourage the community to use technology for good. It will review all the existing regulations and prepare a study based on recommendations given by multiple entities.
The Cabinet also approved a National Council for Quality of Life. The council will unify policies, programmes and strategies related to enhancing residents’ quality of life. It will have members from local and federal government entities and from the private sector.
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