The Informatics and Technology Syndicate and the International Chamber of Arbitration and Consulting on Thursday organized a conference on “Digital Transformation and Public Administrations -Digital Media Development”, at the Phoenicia Hotel in Beirut, under the patronage and presence of Caretaker Minister of Information, Ziad Al-Makary.
The Conference was attended by MP Razi Al-Hajj and Elias Hankash, Dean of the Informatics and Technology Syndicate, Georges Khoueiry, representatives of the International Chamber of Arbitration, Elie Abu Samra and Khaled Al-Agha, as well as scores of social, syndical and academic dignitaries, and representatives of civil bodies and liberal professions.
In his delivered word, Caretaker Minister Makary said that “digital transformation is our roamap towards the state.”
Minister Makary indicated, “in 2018, the official Lebanon took its first step on the path to digitization, by developing a strategy for digital transformation, aimed at enhancing transparency in administrative transactions, and consecrating a culture of accountability. Today, more than ever, we must strive to change policies, patterns, and choices, so that we can reach good governance, which is our gateway to the fully developed state.”
Makary concluded by stressing that “Digital transformation is a need, not an option, because it eliminates the causes of corruption, enhances transparency, abolishes bureaucracy, and boosts productivity.”
In conclusion, the International Chamber of Arbitration and the Informatics and Technology Syndicate presented an honorary shield to Minister Makary on the occasion.