- Veröffentlicht: 27. März 2021
In line with the Egyptian government’s endeavors towards digital transformation and expansion of new smart cities, Ambassador Hong announces the 2021 K-City Global Partnership Program powered by the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport of the Republic of Korea.
The program is a platform for Government to Government G2G cooperation aimed at providing technical assistance in smart city projects and knowledge sharing. The Korean Ministry will select projects to be implemented through the program in the following areas Smart city planning, Solution planning, and Solution demonstration.
Ambassador Hong pointed that the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport will be organizing a briefing session on March 22nd, 2021 from 7:00~8:10AM (Cairo Time) for interested parties from partner countries including Egypt. The briefing session will be streamed on the YouTube channel: https://m.youtube.com/c/KINDKOREA and www.youtube.com/c/KAIASmartcities.
Ambassador expects the program to be a good opportunity for expanding Korea-Egypt partnership, inviting Egyptian ministries and authorities working in the smart cities’ development to take part in the program and submit candidate projects which is open until April 20, 2021.
Ambassador Hong pointed to the ongoing Korea-Egypt collaboration in the field digital transformation and e-government, among which the project to introduce Korea’s e-procurement system with the Egyptian Ministry of Finance as well as the automation of the intellectual property system at the Egyptian Patent Office.
Ambassador affirmed readiness of the Korean government and companies to share its expertise and knowhow in the support of building ‘digital Egypt'.
Autor(en)/Author(s): Basant Ahmed
Quelle/Source: LomaZoma, 19.03.2021