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Saudi Arabia Will Invest $270Bn To Boost Clean Energy Sector

Saudi Arabia’s Minister of Energy, Abdulaziz bin Salman Al Saud, says the country wants to be the leading exporter of hydrogen.



saudi arabia will invest $270 billion to boost clean energy sector

Although being well-known as one of the world’s largest oil producers and exporters, Saudi Arabia is making a huge commitment to developing a low-carbon energy sector, planning to boost its renewable energy percentage to 50%, and swapping any remaining oil use for natural gas. As part of the plan, the Saudi energy minister recently announced that the country will inject $270 billion into various low-carbon projects before 2030 to boost the clean energy sector.

“We are determined to be the leading exporter of hydrogen, as well as to provide clean hydrogen for local uses in heavy industries to produce green products such as green steel, green aluminum, fertilizers, and others at competitive prices,” says Saudi Arabia’s Minister of Energy, Abdulaziz bin Salman Al Saud.

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Bin Salman’s comments came while attending the in-Kingdom Total Value Add Forum and Exhibition. The announcement reinforces the kingdom’s commitments at COP27, with Saudi Arabia aiming to be an electricity exporter and expanding its transmission and distribution network.

As part of the greater Saudi Green Initiative, emissions across the region will drop by more than 270 million tons of carbon dioxide while employing a circular carbon economy approach.


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Lebanese Newspaper Builds AI President To Beat Political Crisis

The move by media outlet AnNahar comes after 13 failed attempts by the Lebanese parliament to elect a new leader.



lebanese newspaper builds ai president to beat political crisis

In a world first, Lebanon’s AnNahar Newspaper has built an artificial intelligence model designed to carry out presidential duties for the politically troubled country. Lebanon has been without a sitting president for two years after thirteen failed attempts by the nation’s parliament to elect a suitable candidate.

The new AI President’s deep learning algorithm was fed over 90 years of impartial journalism from AnNahar’s archive stretching back to the 1930s. The AI leader analyzes not only historical data but also current events and is able to formulate solutions for all manner of political, legal, and governmental questions. By tapping into such a vast knowledge base, Lebanon’s AI President will have a deep understanding of the country’s past, as well as an unbiased take on the challenges the nation faces going forward.

lebanon our president ai platform annahar

The new AI President was unveiled in a recent live broadcast. Nayla Tueni, editor-in-chief of AnNahar Newspaper conducted an interview with the digital leader, asking relevant questions about the current state of Lebanon, and how to fix the country’s difficult political situation. AnNahar has also converted its print newspaper to focus entirely on the new president’s guidance on issues spanning everything from the economy to sustainability and the environment.

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After the interview, Nayla Tueni commented: “As Lebanese people, and especially at AnNahar, we refuse to sit back and allow things to go on as they have. To not have a president for this long is unacceptable and has impacted the country negatively. If the parliament will not do its job to elect a president, then the people will bring to Lebanon a president”.

The AI President will soon be accessible to everyone at, Users will be able to ask questions in a similar manner to the likes of ChatGPT and Google Gemini. It is also understood that government officials will also use the tool to help devise new directives.

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