H.E. Ibrahima Kassory Fofana, the prime minister of Guinea, thanked the League of Arab States, and the leadership and the government of UAE. He valued the League of Arab States and UAE for developing an ambitious initiative, entitled “Arab Common Vision for Digital Economy”, emphasizing that this vision can be utilized in developing a similar plan that would support African countries, and help them cope with major global transformations in the field of digital economy.
He also thanked H.H. Lieutenant General Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, for his continuous follow up on this project, that calls for mobilizing the capabilities and expertise, and enabling cooperation to achieve a group of sustainable development objectives that would raise the Arab societies.
This comes within a visit of high-level delegation from The Council of Arab Economic Unity League of Arab Countries, to the Republic of Guinea, headed by H.E. Dr. Ali Mohamed Al-Khouri, Advisor, Arab Economic Unity Council League of Arab States. Also, within the aiming of who are behind the Arab common vision for digital economy, led by League of Arab States, and UAE, to widen the scope of this “vision” to include African countries, as they believe in the importance of the countries coping with large global transformations in the fields of digital economy.
The Arab common vision for digital economy, that was launched by the League of Arab States on December 2018 in Abu Dhabi conference, with the generous hosting of 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 vision adopts a strategy to develop technological and economic infrastructure in the Republic of Guinea, in addition to stimulating investments in the fields of industry, mining, agriculture and construction, beside availing other development opportunities for the economy of the Republic of Guinea.
It’s worth mentioning that Arab common vision for digital economy aims at enabling and improving cooperation based on digital knowledge, developing technological and legal infrastructure, and supporting plans for digital transformation and technological development in the Arab region. The first draft of the vision was launched including about 50 pioneering projects for digital transformation in all the Arab countries.
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