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As Covid-19 imposes a new normal on world countries, Egypt raised investment allocations for the ICT sector by 300 percent in FY 2021/22.
08.08.21 | Interesting article at Ahram Online

Covid-19 has imposed a new normal on world countries, leading to major shifts in their strategies in order to be able to face the challenges the pandemic has forced on the social, economic, and other fronts.


 


Digital transformation has come to the rescue, proving it is one of the critical players in the post-pandemic world. It has become a necessity, not only for a better economic performance and for the prosperity of the people, but also for accelerating the recovery from the severe repercussions of the crisis, which is set to be long-lasting, and for building back the economies.


Egypt on track


Egypt understands digital transformation is imperative. It came to this realisation even before the pandemic. The trend was included in Egypt’s Vision 2030. The vision was an initiative launched by Egypt’s President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi in February 2016 to align the country with the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) set by the United Nations (UN).