The development is part of the UAE’s wider artificial intelligence (AI) strategy…

If you’re passing through the metro station on your daily commute in the coming weeks, don’t be surprised to see a robot cleaning up around you.

Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has announced it is bringing in a fleet of orange robots to clean up Dubai’s metro stations.

In a brief post on Twitter, the RTA described that the the launch is in line with the wider ‘UAE Artificial Intelligence Strategy’.

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The UAE Strategy for Artificial Intelligence (AI) was launched in October 2017, and aims to make the UAE the first in the field of AI investments in various sectors, boost government performance and overcome challenges and provide quick efficient solutions through an array of sectors. The strategy covers everything from transport and traffic to environment, health, water and education.

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