Linking Egyptians’ ID database nationwide to complete at 2017-end: minister

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Ministry of communication has formed action groups in coordination with the Cabinet to establish a huge identification database of all Egyptian citizens, Minister Yasser Elkady announced Wednesday. 

The ministry aims at browsing all databases in Egypt and links them all together. The process is expected to be finalized nationwide by the end of 2017, ElKady added.

The minister also said that communications and Information Technology is considered to be one of the most sectors contributing to the state’s economy and it will witness a huge growth the next biennium.