Saudi Minister participates G20 digital economy meetings in India

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G20 Digital Economy Ministers reach consensus on digital public infrastructure
G20 Digital Economy Ministers reach consensus on digital public infrastructure

To support the digital economy and enhance innovation in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA), the Saudi delegation’s participation includes meetings with a number of countries and private-sector companies with the aim of enhancing partnership and cooperation

Saudi digital economy and innovation system was represented by the Minister of Communications and Information Technology, Eng. Abdullah Alswaha, at the Group of Twenty (G20) Digital Economy Working Group Meeting and Digital Economy Ministers’ Meeting in India. The Minister, Eng. Abdullah Alswaha, led the delegation.

To support the digital economy and enhance innovation in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA), the Saudi delegation’s participation includes meetings with a number of countries and private-sector companies with the aim of enhancing partnership and cooperation.

Digital public infrastructure, security in the digital economy, and digital skilling are the three main topics around which the priorities of the Indian G20 presidency this year within the digital economy working group are centred.

To drive global efforts to bridge the digital divide, KSA is an active member of the G20, participating in shaping digital policies and leading several initiatives. Ranking second in the amount of radio spectrum as well as digital infrastructure readiness, it holds advanced positions within the G20, according to the International Telecommunication Union (ITU).

As part of the Digital Riser Report published by the European Center for Digital Competitiveness, KSA also ranks second among the G20 countries in the fastest-growing digital economies index.

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