17th ordinary session of the General Assembly of the Arab ICT Organization.
The 17th ordinary session of the General Assembly of the Arab ICT Organization was held on Wednesday, 15 July 2020, via video conference.
The work of this session started with the election of HE. Mr. Mohamed Fadhel Kraiem _ Minister of Communication Technologies and Digital Transformation of the Republic of Tunisia as President of the General Assembly and HE. Dr. Ishaq Sidr – Minister of Communications and Information Technology of the State of Palestine, Vice-President of the General Assembly.
This meeting witnessed the participation of the following Arab member states: the Republic of Tunisia, the People’s Democratic Republic of Algeria, the Republic of Sudan, the Republic of Iraq, the Sultanate of Oman, the State of Palestine, the State of Libya, the Arab Republic of Egypt, the Islamic Republic of Mauritania, and the Republic of Yemen in addition to a representative of the General Secretariat of the League of Arab States.
During this meeting, the minutes of the 23rd ordinary session of the executive council held one day before, was approved after the presentation made by HE. Mr. Amir Al Bayati _ Chairman of the Executive Council as well as the action plan and budget for the years 2021-2022 following the presentation provided by HE. Eng. Mohamed Ben Amor_Director-General of the Arab ICT Organization.
All participants from GA members praised the organization’s efforts and its future programs to achieve its strategic vision: “Towards a Unified Arab digital society based on creativity and innovation, boosting the Arab-Interregional complementarity and contributing efficiently to the development of the global sustainable digital economy”.
Furthermore, the representative of the General Secretariat of the League of Arab States Dr. Ola AL-Badri noticed the important and effective role being played by AICTO to confront the Corona pandemic, she also congratulated its valuable participation in the (49) ordinary session of the High Coordination Committee for Joint Arab Action chaired by His Excellency Secretary-General of the League of Arab States.