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Wednesday, August 11, 2021

In line with Egypt's vision 2030 towards digital transformation, The Arab Organization for Industrialization Cooperates with Orange Egypt in Digital Transformation, e-Education, and e-Services

A cooperation protocol in digital transformation, distance education, and smart electronic services was signed in the presence of Lieutenant General Abdel Moneim El-Terras, Chairman of the Arab Organization for Industrialization and Eng. Yasser Shaker, CEO and Managing Director of Orange Egypt.

The agreement comes within the framework of the Egyptian strategy to enhance constructive cooperation and utilize national manufacturing capabilities that implement Egypt's Sustainable Development Strategy: Egypt vision 2030.

As part of cultivating a prosperity path towards inclusive development, the cooperation will cover the implementation of digital transformation for several sectors, ministries, governorates, educational institutions, hospitals, in addition to transportation projects and smart roads. Additionally, the protocol entails establishing and equipping data centers and various communication networks “Wi-Fi and Fiber”, and distance education applications and programs (E-learning – LMS – Tablets).

In this regard, Lieutenant General Abdel Moneim Al-Terras praised Orange Egypt's expertise in the field of communications, information technology, and digital transformation while highlighting Orange Egypt’s highly qualified teams and their capabilities towards the latest advanced technologies.

Al-Terras mentioned that the Arab Organization for Industrialization monitors the implementation of several projects in Egypt, as well as in African and Arab countries, in the fields of Digital Transformation, ICT and e-learning. He also highlighted that this cooperation will create many job opportunities for young engineers and technicians, stimulating modern skills and experiences in accordance with the Fourth Industrial Revolution.

For his part, Eng. Yasser Shaker praised the close and constructive cooperation with the Arab Organization for Industrialization, which is an Egyptian, Arab and international organization as it is considered as the industrial backbone of the state for the localization of technology and digital transformation, He also praised the role of the Arab Industrialization and its expertise in implementing various industrial and economic development projects in accordance with the Fourth Industrial Revolution standards.

Shaker said that Orange Egypt is proud of being the first operator and partner for the Arab Organization for Industrialization in this regard. He added that this joint cooperation will contribute to the localization of the latest modern technologies in digital transformation applications, e-education, communication and information systems in accordance with international quality standards based on Orange's local and international expertise and qualified cadres that can provide, manage and operate all services with high quality and efficiency.

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