Egypt ICT minister holds talks with Google over cooperation
28 June 2019
Egypt’s ICT minister Amr Talaat has held talks with a delegation from Google Middle East and North Africa (MENA), headed by Managing Director for Google MENA Lino Cattaruzzi. They discussed the company’s strategic plans in Egypt and Africa, as well as enhancing cooperation in technological innovation, entrepreneurship and artificial intelligence (AI).
The minister also presented the legislative package that the ministry prepared during the last period to stimulate investment in the Egyptian ICT sector. Talaat showcased the major projects and programmes implemented by the ministry to create an enabling environment for innovation and qualify ICT staff, to match industry needs and educational system outcomes, to keep up with the global technological developments.