ICT Minister meets key international companies during GITEX 2014 – Al-Tahrir News Network


At the GITEX 2014 Technology week in Dubai World Trade Centre, Egypt’s Minister of Communications and Information Technology Atef Helmy met with officials of Hawaii Companies, Oracle and Sutherland, where they discussed increasing investment in technology applications and outsourcing.

They also conferred on strengthening their presence in Egypt during the coming period as the government is ready to provide a suitable climate for investors, making Egypt an attractive place for investment and a promising ICT market.

Helmy met with the Director General of the Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA) Mohamed Al-Ghanim, where they discussed means of mutual cooperation, the latest in technology and unifying ICT vision.

The ICT minister also met with officials of Dubai smart government where they reviewed means of joint cooperation in the fields of smart governments and the Emirati experience in IT providing government services for citizens through various e-channels and facilitating procedures.

Helmy underlined the fact that the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology (MCIT) strategy aims to disseminate e-government services and improve their quality to benefit the people.

Additionally, the minister met with officials in Red Hat specialised in open source, where they discussed means of mutual cooperation as open source applications aimed at delivering knowledge to all citizens at the lowest cost, improving transparency, supporting the sector’s growth and promoting the competitive environment for the benefit of the user.