Mohammed Bin Rashid: Tech-friendly talks

Issue 1032 - 23 Feb 2017
Dubai royals have been doing their best to bolster the emirate’s tech credentials with a series of meetings with senior industry figures. Vice President and prime minister and Ruler of Dubai Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al-Maktoum (MBR) held talks with electric car pioneer Tesla Motors’ Elon Musk on 13 February. The following day, MBR inspected a new ‘autonomous aerial vehicle’ developed by China’s Ehang Company. The drone-like vehicle is capable of carrying a human.

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