The Council of Arab Economic Unity in the League of Arab States celebrated Dr. Ali Mohamed Al-Khouri, Council advisor and Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Arab Federation for Digital Economy, on the occasion of his selection among the 100 most influential international figures in the field of digital governments in the world and the only Arab, as he ranked 23 in the list published by the “Apolitical” Foundation. last August.
The Apolitical Foundation is an independent international body that cooperates with major UN organizations such as the United Nations and the European Union and seeks in its main mission to help governments find solutions to the problems facing civil societies and improve the quality of human life. The Foundation publishes annually the lists of the most important global influencers in various fields, including digital governments, social work, gender equality and others.
His Excellency Ambassador Mohamed Mohamed Al-Rabee, Secretary General of the Council of Arab Economic Unity, during the ceremony held in Cairo at the headquarters of the League of Arab States, praised the efforts of Dr. Al-Khouri has worked in the fields of e-government, social security systems, information- and data-based development, and identity security over the past years, as well as his keenness to adapt his personal and practical experiences to advance the digital economy of Arab countries.
He said, “We are proud to have Dr. Ali Al-Khouri as an advisor to the Council of Arab Economic Unity and responsible for the Arab digital economy file
The League of Arab States, as he is considered one of the world’s leading thinkers and influencers in the field of development, digital transformation and strategic planning.”
He continued, “Dr. Ali has developed various methodologies and intellectual frameworks to address the challenges faced by government institutions worldwide, and has succeeded in developing strategic plans for digital transformation and identity security for a number of them, and supporting the building of knowledge societies and digital economies.”
Emphasizing the important role he is currently playing, he said: “There is no doubt that we in the Council of Arab Economic Unity are counting on the aspirations and aspirations of Arab intellectual figures in upgrading the digital economy system in our Arab world and enabling the Arab youth generation to realize their hopes and aspirations in the field of modern technologies, as a source of Arab inspiration. and global.”
In turn, His Excellency Eng. Atef Helmy, the former Egyptian Minister of Communications and Information Technology and President of the General Assembly of the Arab Union for Digital Economy, praised this choice during the ceremony, saying: “The UAE has always fascinated us with its technical achievements and its well-established economic and digital infrastructure, and the most important thing is the global successes of its most important capital represented by its children and its example. Today dr. Ali Al-Khouri.
He continued, “The contributions of Dr. Ali is only responsible for developing strategic plans and supporting the global digital economy system, but he always makes personal efforts to spread his ideas and has more than 100 books and international research in the areas of administrative development, institutional transformation and support for knowledge economies. Its experiences to support digital transformation in the Arab nation.
Dr. Al-Khouri expressed his thanks and gratitude to the Council of Arab Economic Unity for this honor, dedicating the achievement to the leadership of the UAE, the League of Arab States and all Arab youth, calling on Arab youth to exert effort and academic and practical achievement in the technological fields and work on self-development because they are the ones who will lead the upcoming initiatives and development projects for advancement and advancement the Arab digital economy.