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Acting Governor of Madina meets with ICT Minister

01 Jul 2018
Acting Governor of Madina meets with ICT Minister

His Royal Highness Prince Saud bin Khalid Al-Faisal, Acting Governor of Madina, received His Excellency Eng. Abdullah Al-Swaha, Minister of Communications and Information Technology, and the accompanying delegation, on Sunday 17 2018 July at the Emirate of Madina Province’s headquarter.

Eng. Al-Swaha presented a detailed explanation of the Ministry's plans and new strategic orientations relevant to the deployment of wireless broadband network in Madina Province. He also briefed the Minister on the progress of projects in the Province.

Al-Swaha added that the ministry would continue providing Internet services to the largest number of citizens and residents in remote areas, as well as to deploy fiber-optic networks in urban areas, in order to enable them to avail of high-speed Internet services, speeding up the efforts of digital transformation and transition to the knowledge-based economy to keep pace with the objectives of Vision 2030 and the National Transformation Program 2020.

For his part, HRH Prince Saud appreciated the Ministry’s efforts to develop digital infrastructure in Madinah, make a digital leap to improve electronic services, provide advanced communications services for citizens and residents in line with the rapid technological developments in the world, and to meet their needs in all cities and regions of the Kingdom.

At the conclusion of the meeting, Al-Swaha expressed his pleasure for visiting Madina Province and the support and follow-up of HRH the Governor of Madina to the projects executed by the Ministry in it, stressing his keenness to continue working to provide high-speed Internet services.

Ministry of ICT Minister of ICT Madina Province Wireless Broadband digital transformation National Transformation Program 2020 Vision 2030 electronic services Internet

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