Tribune News Network
The State of Qatar, represented by the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology (MCIT), signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Republic of Serbia within the framework of the joint strategic cooperation between the two sides aimed at enhancing cooperation in the field of Information and communication technologies (ICT).
The MoU was signed by the Minister of Communications and Information Technology of Qatar HE Mohammed bin Ali Al Mannai and his counterpart Minister of Information and Communications of Serbia Mihailo Jovanovic on the sidelines of the Qatar Economic Forum 2023, which is organised by Qatar in cooperation with Bloomberg.
The MoU aims to promote areas of cooperation between the two countries, and exchange experiences and best practices in areas such as digital transformation, e-government, research and development, investment in small and medium-sized companies, innovation, activating electronic transactions, and other areas related to the communications and information technology sectors.
Speaking on the occasion, Mohammed bin Ali Al Mannai said that the MoU supports the relations between the two countries and demonstrates their commitment to the advancement of the communications and information technology sectors, and will pave the way for innovation, cooperation and progress, and contribute to a brighter and interconnected future.
He said, “Qatar and Serbia are working to establish a new era of cooperation, and this MoU represents a decisive step forward in our joint commitment to using the full potential of the communications and information technology sectors to advance technological development and build a technologically advanced society.”
In turn, Jovanovic stressed the importance of the MoU that was signed today in consolidating bilateral relations between the two friendly countries in the communications and information technology sectors, pointing to the need to strengthen partnerships with countries of the world in this vital field, as international cooperation and coordination is a decisive factor in achieving sustainability and growth.
Jovanovic pointed to the distinguished organization of the Qatar Economic Forum in its third edition, stressing that Qatar is now playing a key role as an important economic centre in the Middle East and the world.
The Qatar Economic Forum 2023 is an opportunity to exchange views between senior officials in the region and the world and executive directors of major international companies and institutions, on the most important economic challenges and possible investment opportunities.