In a move to build a knowledgeable, innovative and competitive generation, H.E. Lieutenant General Dhahi Khalfan Tamim, Deputy Chairman of Police and General Security in Dubai, Chairman of Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University’s (HBMSU) Board of Governors, and Chairman of the Emirates Talent Association, attended today (Saturday, May 20, 2017) the awarding ceremony for the ‘Emirati Programmer’ initiative. The ‘Emirati Programmer’ project is a fruitful collaboration between the Emirates Talent Association, HBMSU, and Microsoft. The ceremony, which took place at the HBMSU campus, recognized 96 unique talents who successfully completed the three stages of the program. Presented in the ceremony were H.E. Majid Hamad Rahma AlShamsi, Chairman of Union Cooperative Society-Dubai and the Chairman of Consumer Cooperative Union in United Arab Emirates, and Dr. Mohammed Al Mu'alla, Under-secretary of the Ministry of Education.