Riyadh— Ministers of Communications and Information Technology from Saudi Arabia and Oman; have discussed strengthening cooperation between the two neighboring countries; in the digital economy, e-government, cybersecurity, postal sector, and innovation during the meeting. Saudi Arabia has already maintained its presence in these fields and achieved advanced ranks worldwide in light of the Saudi Vision 2030.
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The Ministers’ of Communications and Information Technology from both sides signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU); in communications and information technology and the postal sector to strengthen cooperation and development.
The MoU calls on the two sides to work on enhancing bilateral communication and exchanging information in communications; along with information technology and its application to develop the digital economy.
At the sidelines of the meeting, the two ministers launched the Saudi-Omani Digital Skills Initiative to exchange the best practices and expertise; participate in discussions and joint working sessions, and implement standard programs and initiatives.
The initiative aims at training 1,000 persons by the year 2025 and raising digital awareness through digital educational content and online technical training through Attaa Digital Webinar. The target is to reach 25,000 people by 2025.