Ahmed Mohammed Al-Omran, assistant governor for IT at GOSI

Ahmed Mohammed Al-Omran
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Updated 08 January 2020

Ahmed Mohammed Al-Omran, assistant governor for IT at GOSI

  • Al-Omran graduated with a bachelor’s degree in computer science from King Saud University in 1995

The General Organization for Social Insurance (GOSI) emerged as one of top 15 government agencies for providing online services and streamlining procedures online, according to the Digital Government Services Maturity Report for the e-government program Yesser.
Commenting on this achievement, Ahmed Mohammed Al-Omran, assistant governor for IT, said GOSI is working relentlessly to realize the ultimate goal of a complete digital transformation in line with the National Transformation Program 2020.
GOSI is a semi-state body that enjoys administrative and financial independence. It was established to implement the provisions of the Social Insurance Law and follow up the process of achieving compulsory insurance coverage, collecting contributions from employers and paying benefits to eligible contributors or their family members.
GOSI has adopted technology to efficiently implement social insurance and e-GOSI has been realized to be a crucial part of e-government. It is considered a huge leap in social insurance, as it comprises a group of electronic channels.
Al-Omran graduated with a bachelor’s degree in computer science from King Saud University in 1995.
He followed it up with a master’s in the same subject from Florida Institute of Technology, US.
He has been associated with GOSI since 1996 during which he worked on several key projects and served in top positions. Al-Omran was promoted to his current position in 2013. His Twitter handle is @omranahmed1973.


Ivanka Trump applauds Saudi Arabia’s reforms advancing economic role for women

Updated 17 January 2020

Ivanka Trump applauds Saudi Arabia’s reforms advancing economic role for women

  • Saudi women in business have lauded the Vision 2030 strategy for being the key driver in helping them to realize their ambitions

The United States President’s daughter and advisor, Ivanka Trump, praised on Friday Arab states for the progress they have made in their reforms highlighted in a World Bank Report.

“Great seeing some big progress in countries with the most improved scores this year in the World Bank WBL (Women, Business and the Law) report,” she said, referring to several countries mentioned in the report, including Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Jordan and Tunisia.

 

The World Bank’s annual “Women, Business, and the Law” report ranked Saudi Arabia top among 190 countries for its progress in bringing about reforms related to female involvement in economic development and entrepreneurship.  

According to the World Bank’s figures for 2020, Saudi Arabia scored 70.6 out of 100 for progress achieved in the integration of women into the labor market. The report’s findings also placed the country first among Gulf states, and second in the Arab world for meeting the criteria.

Saudi women in business have lauded the Vision 2030 strategy for being the key driver in helping them to realize their ambitions.