The Saudi-Egyptian Digital Economy Forum was launched at Monday in Cairo ,Egypt , as it jointly organized by the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology and the Egyptian Information Technology Authority.
The forum aims for promoting technical cooperation and expanding economic opportunities, through shedding light on investment to best serve joint development goals, in the two countries, in addition to stimulate technological companies to play greater role in enhancing bilateral relations.
Over 100 firms are taking part, in the workings of the forum.
The Minister of Communications and Information Technology of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Eng. Abdullah bin Amer Al-Sawaha and his Egyptian counterpart Dr. Amro Talaat witnessed the signing ceremony in Cairo today of memorandums of understanding between Saudi and Egyptian companies in the field of digital economy and information technology on the sidelines of the current visit of the Saudi minister to Egypt.
Ayman Al-Falag, the executive president of the Saudi company of Thiqa (trust), currently operating in the field of smart solutions, business services and data services, and Abbas Ghanem, Executive Manager of ABG of Egypt signed the first MoU while the Deputy Manager of Bood Saudi company (dimension) for communication and telecommunication Ibrahim Al-Kharboosh and deputy chairman of the Board of Directors of the Egyptian holding company of Al-Magasa Dr. Tareq Abdulbari co-signed the second MoU.
The first MoU concerns with ways to develop smart solutions for government sector while the second deals with accreditation of electronic signatures between the two countries.
For his part, Minister Al-Suwaha, met with a delegation of Saudi students, studying in a number of Egyptian universities, in the presence of Ambassador Nuqali.
At the outset, the minister conveyed greetings of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud and HRH Crown Prince to them and urged them to level up to the challenge and increase their academic input, to attain excel, in various scientific domains and contribute to the drive of the comprehensive national development, witnessed by the Kingdom, during such a prosper era.