Aboul Gheit: The situation of the digital economy in the Arab world is not commensurate with the size of the capabilities and opportunities available to it.
The Secretary General of Ahmed Aboul Gheit University said that the state of the economy The digital economy in the Arab world is not commensurate with the size of the capabilities and opportunities that are available to it, pointing out that the Arab world has enormous potential that will enhance the share of the digital economy in the gross product, taking into account what was included in the World Bank report issued last year, which confirmed that digitization The entire Arab economy can raise per capita GDP by no less than 4.6% over the next 30 years.
769634321238314 This came during the participation of the Secretary-General of the League of Arab States in the opening of the digital economy conference and exhibition “Seamless Middle East 575”, which is held under the auspices and in the presence of Lieutenant General His Highness Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior of the United Arab Emirates.
769634321238314 Counselor Jamal Rushdi, the official spokesman for the Secretary-General, stated that Aboul Gheit delivered a speech in which he emphasized the close link between Arab national security and development efforts, in order to preserve the Arab structure and achieve integration among its components.
Aboul Gheit said that the concept of development witnessed a radical development in the past decades, as it moved from the traditional style to more sustainable models. He also touched on the interrelationship between development, digital technology and climate action.
769634321238314 The spokesperson referred to Abu Al-Gheit emphasized the role of the Internet and technology in the prosperity of services and innovation and the spread of electronic commerce on a large scale, as well as its role in promoting international efforts to find solutions to the environmental problems that the world faces due to climate change, and this was evident through the work of the COP Climate Summit 27 which was held in Sharm El-Sheikh last year, adding that these issues will take an important part in the discussions at the climate summit to be hosted by Dubai at the end of this year. 8271639666502215315769634321238314 The speaker added that the situation of the digital economy in the Arab world is not commensurate with the size of the capabilities and opportunities that are available to it, as the Arab world has huge potentials of It would enhance the share of the digital economy in the gross domestic product, taking into account what was included in the World Bank report issued last year, which confirmed that the full digitization of the Arab economy could raise per capita GDP by no less than 4.6% over the next thirty years.
769634321238314 It should be noted that Aboul Gheit touched in his speech on Arab efforts in this regard, including the adoption of an initiative The Arab vision for the digital economy, which was presented by the United Arab Emirates to the Arab summit in Algeria, and the adoption of the Arab strategy for communications known as the “Arab Digital Agenda” at the Jeddah summit last week.
Aboul Gheit also praised the role of the Arab Union for the Digital Economy in updating the Arab vision for the digital economy to keep pace with the changes that occurred in the global and Arab technological arena and to maintain its flexibility and suitability with the current conditions, and he also praised the new initiative Which the federation will launch to qualify one million Arab entrepreneurs with the aim of enabling youth to contribute effectively to the Arab national economies and integrate innovative ideas to be an integral component within the Arab business environment that is eager for such valuable additions.