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Egypt: MCIT Minister Amr Talaat reviews projects of ‘Decent Life’ initiative in Gharbia

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Egypt: The MCIT (Ministry of Communication and Information Technology) Amr Talaat yesterday attended an event where he opened and inspected the projects associated with MCIT in ‘Decent Life’ villages in Gharbia. The meeting was held with the Governor of Gharbia, Tarek Rakhmi, at the Gharbia general bureau during the presence of several officials from the MCIT ministry and governorate.

As per the updates, the extensive meeting focused on reviewing the strategies implemented and the status of the MCIT’s current projects in the area. The delivered projects aimed at raising awareness and information efficiency in achieving digital transformation, along with enhancing the skills of youth in the digital field.

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Furthermore, the MICT Minister Amr Talaat stated the cooperation projects between both parties of MCIT and Gharbia governorate are different pillars and are commendable as it includes postal services.

The government is developing post offices in various states in Egypt, and around six (6) mobile post offices have already been provided in the conditions at peak times, such as pension disbursement for senior citizens.

For his part, MCIT minister Amr Talaat also conveyed that more automated teller machines have been set up in over 108 post offices for better facilities. The governorate plans to provide better services to the residents with complete renovations of the 27 new post offices as part of the Decent Life initiative.

Minister Amr Talaat highlighted that the fruitful cooperation with the Gharbia governorate had issued licenses for building cell towers. As a result, around 85 new towers have been established, with a success percentage of about 110% of the 2022 goals. In addition, nearly 25 out of 53 buildings have also been set up in the villages through the Decent Life initiative. The plan of the governorate will be completed in 2023 in its final stage.

Moreover, the MCIT Minister has also pointed out that the Ministry of Education, in association with the MCIT Ministry, has introduced automated education schools that teach children with disabilities. Around 25 schools have modern computer labs, and 20 have high-tech labs, in which about 2000 teachers are well-trained to serve the schools. Said Talaat.

During the meeting, Minister Talaat and Rahmi visited the technological and information infrastructure and control centres at the governorate general bureau. The Telecom Egypt Store in Tanta Telephone Exchange also inspected the workflow. At the moment, both the Ministers met with the M D and CEO of Telecom Egypt, Adel Hamed.

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As per the sources, the residents are provided with the services such as landline, broadband, fixed line value-added services, Mobile phones, e-wallet, etc. Furthermore, the meeting was concluded as Minister Amr Talaat and Rahmi were received by Sherif Farouk, the chairman of Egypt Post.

 

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