During a recent visit by Qatar's Minister of Communications and Information Technology, H.E. Mohammed bin Ali Al Mannai, and a delegation to Rwanda, the two countries formalized their commitment to collaboration in the field of communications and information technology.
This partnership underscores Qatar's ongoing efforts to bolster ties and cooperation in information and communication technology (ICT) across Africa.
The Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed between H.E. Minister Al Mannai and H.E. Paula Ingabire, Rwanda's Minister of Information Technology, Communications and Innovation. The agreement encompasses various areas of collaboration, including: public key infrastructure; the development of ICT policies and strategies; support for research and development in artificial intelligence; the exchange of experiences in digital transformation and e-commerce; as well as cooperation in smart cities and cross-border data flow.
H.E. Minister Al Mannai emphasized, "This collaboration is a testament to our commitment to promoting innovation and technological advancement on both local and international levels."
He further highlighted that the partnership aims to fortify synergy for mutual growth and development, facilitating the exchange of knowledge and resources in key areas of the ICT sector. The visit exemplifies the strategic importance placed on fostering technological advancements and sharing expertise between Qatar and Rwanda.