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IT Min.: Ministry targets self-sufficiency in technology services

Tuesday، 04 September 2018 - 04:38 PM

Minister of Communication and Information Technology Amr Talaat said on Tuesday 4/9/2018 his ministry aims at pushing  forward the Egyptian economy and create job opportunities besides its other responsibilities, referring to digitization in the government and all the state sectors.

Addressing the Euromoney 2019 conference, the minister said his ministry contributes by 3.1% of the total Gross Domestic Product(GDP) in Egypt and helps in developing ministries and other sectors in the Egyptian government in terms of digitization.

The ministry's strategy aims at reaching  domestic self-sufficiency in technology services, then target the region's markets in the information technology sector and finally export Egyptian digital services abroad, he said.

The ministry targets attracting database center companies to invest in Egypt through providing mechanisms and a technology environment that aims at protecting their data, he added.

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