Saudi-French Cooperation in Digital Economy, Space Economy and Innovation Fields Discussed

Monday 1442/12/23 - 2021/08/02
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Paris, Aug. 02, 2021, SPA -- Minister of Communications and Information Technology of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Eng. Abdullah bin Amer Al-Sawaha met here today with the Ambassador for Digital Affairs of the Republic of France Henri Verdier, in the presence of the CEO of the Saudi Space Commission Dr. Mohammed Al-Tamimi, Acting President of King Abdul Aziz City for Science and Technology (KACST) Dr. Munir M. Eldesouki and a number of officials from both sides.
During the meeting, they discussed enhancing the bilateral cooperation in the fields of technical and digital transformation, space and innovation.
The two parties also discussed stimulating the growth of digital economy and innovation system and ways of accelerating the adoption of modern technologies in the Middle East and North Africa by relying on the digital and logistical platform provided by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia as a hub for connecting continents, in addition to the Fourth Industrial Revolution Center, which was recently inaugurated in Riyadh.
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