Mideast region’s first digital solutions center opened in Riyadh

Mideast region’s first digital solutions center opened in Riyadh
Saudi minister for communication and technology Eng. Abdullah Al-Sawaha opens a new digital center in Riyadh. (SPA)
Updated 02 October 2019

Mideast region’s first digital solutions center opened in Riyadh

Mideast region’s first digital solutions center opened in Riyadh
  • The center aims to qualify 200 Saudi digital cadres, in addition to its work on developing national human capabilities through special programs

RIYADH: Saudi Minister of Communications and Information Technology Abdullah Al-Sawaha on Monday opened a new digital center, the first of its kind in the Middle East and North Africa.
The Deloitte Digital Solutions Center will support the development of innovative digital solutions for the public and private sectors, as well as the creation of quality employment opportunities for national digital cadres, being a gateway to provide digital consultancy services across the Gulf Cooperation Council and the Middle East. In its next phase, the center aims to qualify 200 Saudi digital cadres, in addition to its work on developing national human capabilities through special programs including scholarships and training, and work to improve consultancy services in this area.
It will also support the Kingdom’s efforts to build a digital economy and stimulate an innovative digital society.
The center’s inauguration is in line with the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology’s recently launched strategy, paving the way for attracting more technical investments in the Kingdom.
 


Visit to Uzbekistan by high-level Saudi delegation starts

Visit to Uzbekistan by high-level Saudi delegation starts
Updated 23 January 2021

Visit to Uzbekistan by high-level Saudi delegation starts

Visit to Uzbekistan by high-level Saudi delegation starts
  • Aim is to enhance bilateral relations
  • A number of joint projects will be launched during the trip

RIYADH: A high-level Saudi delegation begin an official visit to Uzbekistan on Saturday, with the aim of strengthening bilateral relations, the Saudi Press Agency (SPA) reported on Friday.
The delegation, led by Minister of Investment Khalid Al-Falih, will include officials from a large number of government agencies, in addition to representatives from the private sector and senior Saudi businessmen.
The agenda for the visit includes the unveiling of a number of joint projects, the signing of a memorandum of understanding, and the launch of renewable-energy projects led by Saudi companies, as well as meetings between officials and businessmen from both countries.
Uzbekistan’s “business environment is witnessing an increase in investment opportunities in the fields of energy, food industries, building materials, mining, electronics, information technology, agriculture and others,” according to the SPA report.