The forum which is becoming organised in partnership with the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) and a quantity of international organisations is affiliated with the United Nations. The forum was officially inaugurated beneath the patronage of Houlin Zhao, secretary-basic of ITU, on Monday.
This year, Oman in the forum is represented by the Information Technology Authority, Ministry of Health, Ministry of Manpower, Ministry of Education and Ministry of Transport and Communications.
Dr Salim bin Sultan al Ruzaiqi, CEO of ITA and the head of the delegation to the forum, participated in the discussion session which was held following the inauguration throughout which he talked about the sultanate’s employment of the emerging technologies of the 4th Industrial Revolution in reaching the objectives of sustainable improvement 2030, and the availability of digital identity for the private information privacy and provision of safe eServices with a quantity of officials from about the globe.
The delegation also organised a workshop to showcase the sultanate’s IT initiatives, and was attended by H E Abdullah bin Nasser al Rahbi, Permanent Representative of the sultanate to the United Nations in Geneva and the Secretary General of ITU, in which he praised the sultanate’s partnership in organising the forum in a number of years.
During the workshop, Eng Bader bin Ali al Salhi, director basic of Oman’s CERT at ITA, presented a operating paper on the efforts exerted in the field of details safety by the Information Technology Authority and its function in guarding information and systems from cyber threats, hence offering a safe atmosphere for electronic transactions and national IT infrastructure.
Asila bint Mohammed al Kalbany, director basic of Information Technology at the Ministry of Manpower, also presented a operating paper on gender equality in operating environments. She then spoke about 55 electronic solutions supplied by the Ministry of Manpower for numerous segments.
Abdullah bin Hamoud al Raqadi, director basic of Information Technology at the Ministry of Health presented a operating paper on its digital method, its integrated electronic systems and on the expertise of artificial intelligence in breast cancer detection.
Sulaiman bin Saif al Kindi, director basic of Information Technology at the Ministry of Education, also presented a operating paper.
Information Source: Muscat Daily