(Ecofin Agency) - During his visit in Saudi Arabia on May 31, 2019, Amr Talaat (photo), Egypt’s minister for IT and communications, met his local peer Abdullah bin Amer Alswaha, to discuss the improvement of their partnership and new ones in the IT sector.
During their meeting, the two ministers considered ways to boost the said partnerships in the AI, IT, innovation and entrepreneurship sectors. They also discussed the organisation of competition for Saudi and Egyptian entrepreneurs so that they can find IT solutions in problems in various sectors. The ministers also discussed the possibility of new markets to boost startups’ businesses in the two countries.
After the meeting, Amr Talaat visited the King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) where he explored the latest researches and developments in terms of supercomputers.