Zain showcases its leadership in cloud computing and digital transformation

KUWAIT: For the sixth time running, Zain announced its sponsorship of the eGovernment Forum, which came this year in its tenth edition under the title “Future of the Cloud in Kuwait”. The event was organized by the Kuwait Federation of Engineering Offices and Consultant Houses in collaboration with the Central Agency for Information Technology (CAIT), and came under the patronage of H.E. Minister of State for Municipal Affairs and Minister of State for Communications Affairs Fahad Al Shula.

Zain joined the event’s opening ceremony at Crowne Plaza Hotel, attended by the representative of the event’s patron, CAIT Acting GM Dr Ammar Al Husseini, along with Secretary General of the Supreme Council for Planning and Development Dr Khalid Mahdi, Zain Kuwait Chief Corporate Affairs and Relations Officer Waleed Al Khashti, Director of the Kuwait Federation of Engineering Offices and Consultant Houses Bader Al Salman, and many prominent executives and leaders from the local public and private sectors.

Al Husseini, Al Salman, and Mahdi honor Al Khashti in recognition of Zain’s support.

During his opening speech, Waleed Al Khashti said: “Today we celebrate 10 years of this unique gathering as one of the most insightful platforms that have effectively contributed to growing e-government services in our nation.” “We’re proud to continue supporting this event, where we seek to showcase our leadership as Kuwait’s top digital service provider. Zain continues to play a pivotal role by being the nation’s strategic partner to contribute to achieving the New Kuwait vision and building a solid digital infrastructure,” he added.

Al Khashti further noted: “The cloud market is still emerging and rapidly developing, and that’s why such platforms are necessary to bring together decision makers and experts to exchange information, share expertise, set up priorities, learn the market’s needs, and explore opportunities to bring the best out of this revolutionary technology.” He concluded by saying: “It will always be a top priority for us to contribute to preparing and upskilling local talents, paving the way for them to play their part in supporting the nation’s cybersecurity ecosystem.

Al Khashti delivering his opening speech.

The creation of specialized teams and setting up procedures for cybersecurity readiness are essential factors for the success of cloud computing and digital transformation.” EGOV10 reflected a pivotal stage in the future of cloud computing in Kuwait. The event ran for two days, and was joined by the biggest cloud computing, telecom, digital, and ICT service providers from the nation and the world. The forum was attended by over 500 guests, over 30 experts, 10 government partners, and witnessed tens of informative panels and sessions.

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