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Press Release.

The Bahrain Institute of Banking and Finance (BIBF), in partnership with the Information & eGovernment Authority (iGA), organized a specialized seminar on Artificial Intelligence and Chat GPT for more than 250 employees from the public sector. H.E. Mr. Mohammed Ali Al Qaed, Chief Executive  of the Information & eGovernment Authority, Dr. Ahmed Al Shaikh, the BIBF’s Director, attended the seminar, in addition to senior management from both entities.

The seminar presented the uses and practical applications of artificial intelligence and Chat GPT technology, emphasizing its potential to transform public and private sector services and streamline operations in the Kingdom of Bahrain. Participants learned about the innovative applications of ChatGPT, their role in enhancing communication, and how government employees can better serve citizens and residents.

The seminar included presentations from the BIBF’s Digital Transformation and Project Management Centre experts, Mrs. Noora Al Balooshi and Mr. Nishanth Parthi, in addition to interactive workshops and discussions that covered a wide range of topics, such as leveraging artificial intelligence to improve public services, data protection, and ethical considerations surrounding its deployment and use of AI.

Public sector attendees gained a glimpse into the latest advances in AI and Chat GPT technologies and ways in which these tools can be used to boost efficiency and provide better services to citizens.

For his part, the CE of the Information & eGovernment Authority expressed his appreciation for the existing partnership between the Authority and the BIBF to organize this seminar, stressing that this cooperation reflects the commitment and common desire to contribute effectively to supporting national efforts to enhance awareness of artificial intelligence technologies and areas of its use in the public and private sectors, which would contribute to improving the quality of its services provided to the community , adding: “The cooperation in organizing this seminar is undoubtedly also evidence of the commitment of the Authority and the BIBF to achieve the aspirations of the wise leadership, especially in terms of developing digital culture, and adopting modern and innovative means to enhance the overall experience for both citizens and employees.”

The BIBF’s Director also added, “We are proud to partner with the Information & eGovernment Authority of Bahrain in delivering this important seminar, as the BIBF is committed to its mission of providing world-class educational and training opportunities. By empowering employees with knowledge and skills in the field of artificial intelligence and its various technologies, we aim to contribute to achieving the Kingdom’s vision for a thriving digital economy and a bright future.”

The Bahrain Institute of Banking and Finance (BIBF) and the Information & eGovernment Authority of Bahrain (iGA) will continue to work together to promote the adoption of AI technologies and applications, enhancing the capabilities of government employees and raising the level of public services in the Kingdom.