Riyadh, December 19, 2023, Minister of Communications and Information Technology Eng. Abdullah bin Amer Al-Swaha participated in key meetings on the sidelines of the Digital Government Forum 2023. These meetings focused on advancing strategic partnerships, fostering the growth of the digital economy, and leveraging artificial intelligence. Two notable meetings were held:
1. Meeting with United Nations Under-Secretary-General for Economic and Social Affairs, Li Junhua:
- Discussed ways to enhance the strategic partnership to support the growth of the digital economy.
- Explored best practices in the digital government field that address modern challenges and contribute to building a sustainable digital future.
2. Meeting with Chairman of the Islamic Development Bank (IsDB), Dr. Mohammad Al-Jasser:
- Explored avenues to strengthen partnerships in the digital economy and stimulate technological investments.
- Discussed the development of the digital government, aligning with Saudi Arabia's steps to support digital transformation.
These discussions took place amid the second Digital Government Forum, organized by the Digital Government Authority. The forum brought together government agencies, experts, specialists, and decision-makers in the digital government field at both local and international levels. The engagements reflect Saudi Arabia's commitment to advancing digital transformation and fostering collaborations in the digital sphere.