Egyptian Ministry of Communications and Information Technology will participate today in the 37th round of the Executive Bureau for Arab Telecommunications and Information Council of Ministers hosted by Lebanon.
Egypt has been a permanent member in the Executive Bureau for Arab Telecommunications and Information Council of Ministers since its establishment; it has been elected as president and vice president of the Executive Bureau a number of times.
It also plays a key role at the level of the Arab League in terms of activities of the council where it had the lead in drafting many development patterns that were approved in the Arab world such as the use of the Digital Arabic Content on the Internet.
The meetings of the Permanent Arab Committee for ICT have been held on April 6-7.
The 37th round will discuss the role of ICT sector as one of the important sectors developed internationally in addition to its positive effects on Arab national economy and serving the infrastructures of Arab societies.
Convening its regular session once a year, the Executive Bureau for Arab Telecommunications and Information Council of Ministers comprises all members of the Arab League. The council aims to coordinate and unify efforts of Arab countries to establish and develop ICT services, and devise an Arabic strategy to develop the sector. This is in addition to securing interests of the Arab countries in ICT international organizations.