Oman launches National Digital Economy programme

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  • Date: 21-Oct-2021
  • Source: Times of…
  • Sector: Technology
  • Country: Oman
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Oman launches National Digital Economy programme

Muscat: The Sultanate of Oman launched the National Programme for Digital Economy, through which the Sultanate seeks to achieve several goals that contribute to building and developing a prosperous digital economy that responds to the requirements of the future. Approved by the Council of Ministers, the programme includes a set of main axes, and medium and long-term goals based on the national directions of Oman Vision 2040. These are to be achieved through a set of executive programmes, and according to a clear governance for implementation and follow-up. The programme is also founded on several main principles that will help achieve its objectives: These include, creating national industries in the digital economy, enhancing the local added value of the digital economy, creating sustainable income-generating opportunities that keep pace with technical development, creating a strategic partnership with private sector institutions, and digitally empowering the economic sectors included in the tenth five-year plan. "The adoption of the National Digital Economy Programme enhances digital transformation in the economic and government sectors at the level of digital services, as well as enriches the citizen's experience through proactive and integrated digital facilities," said Saeed bin Hamoud bin Saeed Al Maawali, Minister of Transport, Communications and…

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