Why Saudi Arabia

Why Saudi Arabia?
Government of Saudi Arabia is working towards improving living standards & safety, achieving operational excellence, labor market accessibility, enabling the private sector & SMEs, and transforming healthcare

Initiatives from the Government & Private Sector in Saudi Arabia supporting the Digital Transformation nation-wide,

  • HRH Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman announced Saudi Vision 2030 with an establishment of National Digital Transformation Unit & Visual Realization Office at the Saudi Ministries
  • HRH Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman announced development of 20 large infrastructure projects including NEOM, The Red Sea Development Project, Al Widyan Smart City, Riyadh Metro, Qiddiyan Entertainment City, and others in the kingdom boosting the requirement of ICT development & transformation
  • Government launched,
    • Digital Saudi, overseen by National Committee for Digital Transformation to ensure projects and initiatives in all sectors of the kingdom
    • Meras program, giving access to more than 40 e-services with the support of Tayseer
    • Etimad, the largest electronic financial interlinking platform, working with 450+ government facilities
  • Kingdom has increased internet speed by 300%, 4G coverage by 90% and fibre optic coverage by 07%
  • Saudi organizations are increasing software spend by 5.5%, increasing the Saudi ICT market to SR127 billion, and AI can possibly contribute US$ 135 billion to GDP by 2030 as per the recent reports and market studies
  • Potential investments in Internet of Things is expected to hit SR 30 billion in next 10 years and Cyber Security is the fastest growing part of national transformation in the kingdom and it is anticipated to reach SR 20 billion by 2022