This session will explore (1) Productivity of the ICT Sector, including ICT research, development and innovation, standardization, Government facilitation and financing; (2) Economic impact of the ICT sector, including its contribution to national economy; and (3) Trade and employment in the ICT sector, e-trade, e-business and e-employment.
Mr. Mohsin Al Araimi, Team Leader, Community Development Programs, Information Technology Authority, Oman – SAS for entrepreneurship and initiatives for innovation in service delivery
Mr. Mohamed AlFatih Musa, Sudan – e-Payment system for governmental acquittal - Electronic receipt E15
Ms. Rania Bou Saad, Director of Information & Administrative Development, Ministry of communication and technology, Syrian Arab Republic– Shamra Search Engine
Mr. Noureddine Lasfar, Ministry of Industry, Investment, Trade and Digital Economy, Morocco – High-tech Payment Systems and Online Customs Clearance (remotely)
Mr. Adel Alghaberi, Economic Affairs Officer, Economic Development and Integration Division, ESCWA – Impact of the technological development on the region’s future trade potential and related issues