SINGAPORE (Nov 20): Although Singapore has invested over $500 million to further AI research innovation and enterprise, the city-state seems to have no intention of slowing down in its quest to become a global hub for artificial intelligence (AI). 

Singapore has set its sights on establishing itself as a global hub for developing, test-bedding, deploying and scaling AI solutions as part of its National Artificial Intelligence Strategy, according to Minister for Foreign Affairs Vivian Balakrishnan, who is also the minister-in-charge of the Smart Nation Initiative. 

Speaking at the opening session of the Smart City Expo World Congress in Barcelona on Tuesday, Balakrishnan highlighted that Singapore’s AI strategy constitutes a plan to enable the city-state to seize the new opportunities brought about by AI, and create value for its citizens and the rest of the world.

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