The State of Qatar, represented by the Ministry of Transport and Communications (MOTC), participated in the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS2021) Virtual Exhibition, which opened 15 March 2021.

In remarks broadcasted during the inauguration of the exhibition, Minister of Transport and Communications HE Jassim Saif Ahmed Al-Sulaiti said, “The State of Qatar, as part of the integrated vision of its policy at the national, regional and global levels, pays great attention to sustainable development with all its various aspects; social, economic and environmental, in line with the Sustainable Development Goals 2030. Qatar understands that achieving sustainable development is a key challenge to countries at the national level as well as a global challenge that the international community must join forces to prioritize and make a reality. The State of Qatar is an active and effective contributor with other nations on this front”.

During her participation in the inauguration event, Acting Assistant Undersecretary of Government Information Technology, MOTC, Ms. Mashael Ali Al-Hammadi, said that Qatar realizes the paramount role that the ICT sector plays in accelerating the pace of social and economic development and creating a knowledge-based economy. Accordingly, she added, the Qatar Digital Government Strategy 2026 will be an ambitious one that complies with the UN Sustainable Development Goals 2030, fostering values through ICT such as increased accessibility, and focusing on the quality of education, healthcare, and justice, while striving to make a better environmental impact for a more sustainable model, and empowering all social elements equally.

 

Source: Government of Qatar

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