A memorandum of understanding in the field of digital transformation, that serves to work on cooperation and exchange of experiences in the field of smart cities, frequency spectrum management and human capacity building, was signed between Egypt’s National Telecom Regulatory Authority, and Saudi Communications and Information Technology Commission.
It also includes agreements to coordinate joint events, and to design training programs and workshops.
According to an official Egyptian statement, the signing of the memorandum comes within the framework of strengthening cooperation between the two countries, and attracting investment in Egypt’s telecommunications market.
The memorandum was signed by Hossam El-Gamal, CEO of the National Telecom Regulatory Authority, and Muhammad Al-Tamimi, governor of the Saudi Communications and Information Technology Commission.
It was signed in the presence of Ahmed Ihab Gamal El-Din, Egypt’s permanent representative to the UN, and his Saudi counterpart Abdulaziz Al-Wasel.
The signing took place on the sidelines of the World Conference on Telecommunication Measurements Standards in Geneva.