e-Government Conferences to be launched next Saturday
Published 23 Sep 2010
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Riyadh, e-Media: The e-Government Conferences will be launched continuing For 5 days under auspices of Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King Abdullah Bin Abdulaziz to be attended by 2500 officials representing 160 Government Agencies in addition to experts and specialists on both local and international levels. Eng. Mohamed Jameel Mullah, Minister of Communications and Information Technology, confirmed that the Royal keen interest in the Conference has come as an extension to continuous support dedicated to IT and e-Government. He stated that the Conference has been organized by Ministry of Communications and Information Technology represented by Yesser Program, in partnership with Ministry of Finance and Communications and Information Technology Commission. He added that the conference is envisioned urge participating Agencies to have more interaction with an emphasis on the e-Government trend. Eng. Ali Bin Saleh Al-Soma, Yesser’s Director General, on his part, pointed out that the Conference has come as a chance for Government Agencies to know about pioneering projects and advanced achievements made in the field of e-Government. It is worth-mentioning in this respect that all Government Agencies have achieved a clear progress in the e-Government March where 1000 e-Services have been offered by 126 Government Agencies through thee-Government National Portal “Saudi”. Al-soma added that the conference will be held through 8 sessions over two days containing ministerial sessions on local and Gulf levels to illustrate best practices in such a field. 12 workshops will be held before the Conference being launched to tackle various important topics, he stated. Attended by Higher Government Officials, the Conference will be accompanied by an advanced technological exhibition containing 135 booths related to both public and private sectors.
Last Modified Date: 10/02/2013 - 3:19 PM Saudi Arabia Time
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