PM inaugurates MENA ICT forum at the Dead Sea

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AMMAN  — Deputizing for His Majesty King Abdullah, Prime Minister Bisher Al-Khasawneh inaugurated the ninth edition of the Middle East and North Africa Information and Communications Technology (MENA ICT) Forum at the Dead Sea’s King Hussein Bin Talal Convention Center.اضافة اعلان

The forum, also attended by HRH Princess Sumaya, president of the Royal Scientific Society, is organized by the Information and Communications Technology Association “Intaj”.

The event is planned in partnership with the Ministry of Digital Economy and Entrepreneurship, the Ministry of Investment, and the Central Bank of Jordan, the Jordan News Agency, Petra reported.

It brought together 77 representatives of 50 investment funds in the region, and about 2,000 participants, including officials, experts, and specialists in the public and private sectors, representing 40 countries.

Over the course of two days, more than 145 speakers will take part in discussions and presentations, with 154 participants showcasing their products and business solutions, including 63 companies.

Minister of Digital Economy and Entrepreneurship Ahmed Hananda said the ICT sector in Jordan is one of the fastest growing, and boasts achievements and success stories.

He underscored that the ministry will do its utmost to enable the sector to expand locally, regionally and globally, play a key role in economic growth and provide job opportunities.

The ministry, he said, is looking to make Jordan a regional hub for communications and information technology, highlighting the fact that it enjoys skilled individuals in the field, good infrastructure, is guided by the Royal vision and enjoys government support.

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