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Software group Oracle will launch an innovation training center in Riyadh as the global giant expands its presence in Saudi Arabia.

The hub will offer training programs in collaboration with Tuwaiq College for students and professionals who wish to enhance their skills and gain recognized qualifications in a range of technological innovations, including Oracle Cloud Infrastructure, Artificial Intelligence, Java and Devops .

The move coincides with the launch last month of a series of tech initiatives aimed at improving the digital skills of 100,000 young Saudi Arabians.

Oracle has already provided training in Riyadh, Jeddah and other cities in the Kingdom.

Fahad Al Turief, Managing Director of Oracle Saudi Arabia, said: “All of these resources offer a valuable avenue to help generate a high level of interest in Saudi Arabia’s growing IT sector.

He added, “Classroom learning resources, access to software and cloud technology will also be made available to all faculty and students at Tuwaiq College. “

The innovation hub will also offer online courses.

The initiatives are part of the Kingdom’s Vision2030 and are implemented in partnership with the Saudi Data and Artificial Intelligence Authority, the Saudi Federation for Cybersecurity, Programming and Drones and the Ministry of Communications and Technology. some information.

The establishment of the center also coincides with the adoption by the Saudi Arabia Tourism Development Fund (TDF) of Oracle cloud services as part of its cloud-centric strategy.

The fund, which supports the development of the tourism industry in Saudi Arabia, is also piloting the use of artificial intelligence (AI) to increase automation and improve the employee and customer experience.

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