Egypt and Saudi Arabia signed, on April 8, 2019, two memorandums of understanding to develop smart solutions. These memorandums are the result of a working visit started on April 7, 2019, in Cairo by Saudi IT minister Abdullah bin Amer Alswaha.
At the head of a delegation of high ranking officials, Abdullah bin Amer Alswaha met his Egyptian peer Amr Talaat. They discussed the improvement of cooperation, exchange of experience, business integration and strategic partnerships in relevant sectors in the two country’s digital transformation.
According to Abdullah bin Amer Alswaha, the “visit aims to establish close and fruitful cooperation and partnership with Egyptian companies in the field of communications and information technology, as part of our objective to localize technology in Saudi Arabia and develop digital skills among Saudi nationals.”