The State of Qatar, represented by the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology (MCIT), signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) Wednesday with the Republic of Serbia within the framework of the joint strategic co-operation aimed at enhancing co-operation in the field of Information and communication technologies (ICT).
The MoU was signed by HE the Minister of Communications and Information Technology Mohamed bin Ali al-Mannai and Serbian Minister of Information and Telecommunications Mihailo Jovanovic on the sidelines of the Qatar Economic Forum, Powered by Bloomberg.
It also aims to promote areas of co-operation between the two countries and exchange experiences and best practices in digital transformation, e-government, research and development (R&D), investment in small and medium-sized companies, innovation, activating electronic transactions, and other areas related to the communications and information technology sectors.
Al-Mannai said the MoU supports the relations between the two countries and demonstrates their commitment to the advancement of the communications and information technology sectors and will pave the way for innovation, co-operation, and progress, and contribute to a brighter and interconnected future.
He said, “The government of the State of Qatar and the government of the Republic of Serbia are working to establish a new era of co-operation and this MoU represents a decisive step forward in our joint commitment to use the full potential of the communications and information technology sectors to advance technological development and build a technologically advanced society.”
Jovanovic, on the other hand, stressed the importance of the MoU in consolidating bilateral relations in the communications and information technology sectors, pointing to the need to strengthen partnerships with other countries in this vital field, citing international co-operation and co-ordination as a decisive factor in achieving sustainability and growth.
He pointed to the distinguished organisation of the Qatar Economic Forum in its third edition, stressing that Qatar is now playing a key role as an important economic centre in the Middle East and the world.
QEF 2023 is an opportunity to exchange views between senior officials in the region and the world and executive directors of major international companies and institutions, on the most important economic challenges and possible investment opportunities.
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