Press Release

ITU commends Bahrain's announcement of its strategies for the ICT sector and the digital economy

01 February 2022

  • The strategies will support the pillars of the Kingdom of Bahrain's economy, in line with the government’s work program and the Economic Vision for 2030, according to the International Telecommunications Union.

 

The Director of the ITU Regional Office for the Arab States, Mr Adel Mohamed  Darwish, praised the Kingdom of Bahrain’s strategy for the ICT sector 2022-2026,  which will contribute to strengthening the Kingdom of Bahrain’s economic position, and will enhance the development of its products, service and economic sectors, in  addition to the ICT sector and the digital economy.

Mr. Darwish highlighted that the Kingdom of Bahrain has a strong digital infrastructure which contributes to accelerating national digital transformation and supports economic growth for sustainable development.

He stressed that this strategy would support the pillars of the Kingdom of Bahrain's  economy. It will also contribute to the implementation of The United Nations Sustainable Development Cooperation Framework which will support the government’s work program and the Economic Vision for 2030, while aligning it with the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals. 

The Kingdom of Bahrain’s strategy for the ICT sector 2022-2026 will significantly improve the provision of high-quality and comprehensive services to citizens and residents, especially through the digital transformation of all economic sectors. In  addition, it will strengthen policies and regulatory reform that will build the Kingdom  of Bahrain’s success in diversifying its economy and creating job opportunities, while strengthening the foundations of economic success, strengthening the rule of law, and highlighting the Kingdom’s role in international and regional partnerships for sustainable development.

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