The Council of Arab Economic Unity discusses «Electronic Platforms» and the updates of The Common Vision for Arab Digital Economy

Date: 10 - 07 - 2019

The Council of Arab Economic Unity, League of Arab States, held a meeting the day before yesterday at «The H» hotel in Dubai, attended by H.E. Ambassador Mohamed Mohamed Al-Rabei, Secretary-General, the Council of Arab Economic Unity, League of Arab States, and H.E. Dr. Ali Mohamed Al-Khouri, Advisor, Arab Economic Unity Council League of Arab States Chairman of Arab Federation for Digital Economy, and the special working group for the Common Vision for Arab Digital Economy.

The meeting included a discussion of the latest updates of the outcomes of the Common Vision for Arab Digital Economy, which aims at enabling and promoting Arabic cooperation based on digital knowledge, developing technological and legal infrastructure, and supporting digital transformation and technological development plans in the Arab countries. The meeting agenda including reviewing major topics about launching a number of «electronic platforms» that will be announced during Q4 this year.

It’s worth mentioning that the common vision for Arab digital economy was launched by the Arab League on December 2018 in Abu Dhabi conference, which was generously hosted by H.H. Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of the Emirate of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the United Arab Emirates Armed Forces. The first draft of the vision included around 50 pioneering projects for digital transformation in all Arab countries, as a part of the Arab League efforts to cope with the global major changes in the fields of digital economy, through mobilizing the Arabic capabilities along with international expertise, and enabling Arabic cooperation to achieve a group of objectives of positive effect, that would raise the Arab societies.

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