Egypt’s ICT Minister Unveils 5 Tech-Villages Will Launch Soon

Egyptian Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Minister Atef Helmy announced that it is started to establish 5 technological villages within a few coming weeks in Aswan, Assiut, Beni Suef, Borg El Arab and El Sadat City.

The Minister said the growth proportion in ICT before the uprising was 18% annually and it reached 6% in the last year, it is aiming to make it become 10% in this year, in addition there is a plan to make the growth rate reach up 20% by 2018.