The Arab Information and Communication Technologies Organization signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Arab Red Crescent and Red Cross Organization on Wednesday 14th of October 2020.
This agreement was signed during a remote ceremony via video conference by the Director-General of the Arab ICT Organization, HE. Eng. Mohamed ben Amor, and the Secretary-General of the Arab Red Crescent and Red Cross Organization, HE. Dr. Saleh bin Hamad Al-Tuwaijri.
This agreement aims to strengthen joint Arab action and extend bridges of cooperation between the two organizations in order to achieve common goals in the field of humanitarian work and disaster reduction and management and to appraise the key role of Information and Communication Technologies at this end, also to provide technical support to the Arab Center for Disaster Preparedness.
HE. Eng. Mohamed ben Amor explained during the signing ceremony that AICTO has a strong belief that, accurate information and reliable channels for its delivery and dissemination are among the most important factors of coping and dealing with crises or disasters, whether natural or man-made.
AICTO is committed through this agreement to unify efforts with the Arab Red Crescent and Red Cross organization, each from the field of his specialization in order to provide the required assistance to the Arab citizen to deal with the next normal situation by using the facilities and tools provided by the ICTs.