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Saudi Arabia Excels Digitally, Ranking 9th on UN EGDI, 40th in terms of Digital Infrastructure

Saudi Arabia Excels Digitally, Ranking 9th on UN EGDI, 40th in terms of Digital Infrastructure
13 Jul

Riyadh, SPA:
The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has achieved a qualitative leap on the United Nations (UN) E-Government Development Index (EGDI), advanced 9 ranks globally to be within the higher UN EGDI classification, which includes 139 countries.
The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s achievement came as a result of the unlimited support of the leadership for the communications and information technology sector, reflected in the Kingdom's leaping 40 ranks on the sub-index of the “Digital Infrastructure” to rank 27th globally and 8th, among G-20 member states.
Regarding the sub-index "Human Capital" the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia moved ahead of 15 steps to rank 35th globally and 10th among G-20 countries.
Riyadh city, remarkably, has ranked 10th globally on the sub-technology index and 31st globally, in terms of cities competitiveness.

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