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Talaat is discussing with his Tunisian counterpart enhancing cooperation in the areas of digital transformation, building digital capacities and international infrastructure

Aya Hussein

Today, Dr. Amr Talaat, Minister of Communications and Information Technology held a meeting at the headquarters of The Ministry of Communications and Information Technology in the smart village held extensive discussions with Dr. Nizar Ben Naji, Tunisian Minister of Communication Technologies; It dealt with advancing ways of bilateral cooperation between Egypt and Tunisia in a number of areas related to digital transformation, building digital capabilities, and international infrastructure; And that was in the presence of Mr. / Mohamed Ben Youssef, Ambassador of Tunisia in Cairo, and a number of executive leaders in each of the two ministries 2023 2023.
2023 The meeting shed light on some of the developments taking place in the telecommunications and information technology sectors in both Egypt and Tunisia. As well as the most prominent projects that are being implemented in the two countries to achieve digital transformation, build digital capacities, and develop international infrastructure, in addition to reviewing the most important areas of proposed cooperation between the two countries in the field of communications and information technology.

During the meeting; Dr. Amr Talaat emphasized the depth of the fraternal relations between Egypt and Tunisia. Where the cultural and historical rapprochement between the peoples of the two countries represents a fundamental pillar of cooperation in many fields, on top of which is the field of communications and information technology; Referring to the multiplicity of areas of proposed cooperation between the two countries in matters of common interest; These include exchanging experiences in the field of digital transformation and building a digital society, cooperation in the fields of interconnection, cybersecurity, and artificial intelligence, as well as cooperation in the fields of human building and student exchange in the field of technical training, entrepreneurship and encouragement of startups.

Dr. Amr Talaat also referred to the efforts made by the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology to achieve digital transformation, localize data, and create a legislative environment that supports the communications and information technology industry, in addition to to digital capacity building; Pointing to the project of moving the government to the new administrative capital as a participatory, paperless government.

For his part; Dr. Nizar Ben Nagy stressed the importance of cooperation and exchange of successful experiences between Egypt and Tunisia in the field of communications and information technology to achieve mutual benefit. Referring to the most prominent projects implemented by the Tunisian Ministry of Communication Technologies, including those related to strengthening international connectivity and developing the communications infrastructure, digital transformation and citizen digital identity projects, developing electronic services provided to citizens, in addition to preparing the national strategy for artificial intelligence, implementing training and capacity-building projects, and encouraging entrepreneurship. and startups within the framework of the Emerging Tunisia Program, in addition to preparing the legal framework supporting ICT in Tunisia, with attention to international cooperation in order to benefit from various experiences; Pointing out that the axis of communication and change management was developed to meet the challenges related to the rejection of digitization.
2023 Dr. Nizar welcomed Ben Naji emphasized the promotion of cooperation between Egypt and Tunisia in the areas of building digital capabilities and international infrastructure.

The meeting was attended by Eng. Mohamed Nasr Assistant Minister of Communications and Information Technology for International Informatics Infrastructure, Dr. Reem Bahgat, President of Misr Informatics University, and Dr. Heba Saleh, President of the Information Technology Institute.

And attended from the Tunisian side, Dr. Nisrine Hamaisi, Advisor to the Minister of Communication Technologies in charge of information, and Ms. Mona El Balti, Director of the Office of International Cooperation and Foreign Relations.