Invest Qatar launches Ai.SHA an AI GPT powered chatbot

14/01/24

Qatar`s Investment Promotion Agency Qatar (Invest Qatar) has partnered with Microsoft to develop Ai.SHA, an innovative AI-powered assistant harnessing GPT capabilities.

This groundbreaking initiative utilises the Azure OpenAI service and positions Invest Qatar as one of the first investment promotion agencies (IPA) in the world to adopt such advanced technology. As a result of this adoption, the initiative will lead to considerable change in interactions between investors and businesses. Furthermore, the introduction of Ai.SHA reiterates Invest Qatar’s commitment to assist investors by streamlining their decision making process by enhancing accessibility to information.

Once fully adopted, Ai.SHA will serve as a comprehensive resource showcasing Qatar’s business opportunities, investment ecosystem, business setup and expansion as well as other important information. It also leverages data from partner entities, including the Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Qatar Financial Centre, Qatar Science and Technology Park and Qatar Free Zones Authority.

Most importantly, the initiative builds on the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed between Invest Qatar and Microsoft last year. The MoU shares the common goal of fostering innovation within Qatar’s digital sector and advancing a knowledge based economy in line with the Qatar National Vision 2030 (QNV 2030).

In order to successfully launch Ai.SHA the process was supported by Information and Communication Technology W.L.L. (ICT), a Microsoft partner and Applab, a Qatari company specialising in online platform development. ICT designed and implemented the chatbot’s foundational framework, including complex natural language processing algorithms, conversation flows and data integration. Conversely, Applab enhanced the chatbot’s user interface and integration with the Invest Qatar website.

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