The Council of Arab Economic Unity held a meeting at Kempinski Nile Hotel Garden City Cairo, to discuss the latest updates related to the outcomes of the Arab common vision for digital economy, which 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 meeting was attended by H.E. Ambassador Mohamed Mohamed Al Rabie, Secretary General, Arab Economic Unity Council League of Arab States, H.E. Atef Helmy, President of the General Assembly, Arab Federation for Digital Economy, and H.E. Dr. Ali Mohamed Al-Khouri, Advisor, Arab Economic Unity Council League of Arab States Chairman of Arab Federation for Digital Economy, along with representatives of the consultancy firm, and also representatives of Arab Federation for Digital Economy.
The meeting agenda included discussing Arab Digital Economy Index, which aims at measuring the maturity of digital transformation for the region’s countries, in alignment with world’s standards and best practices, and is decided to be later incorporated by the United Nations and international organizations.
It’s worth mentioning that the League of Arab States has launched the first draft of Arab common vision for digital economy, including about 50 pioneering projects for digital transformation in all the Arab countries. This is part of the efforts of the League of Arab States, 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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