By Sami Zaptia.
Tripoli, 28 October 2021:
The “International Conference on Building Digital Libya” was launched Tuesday in Tunis. The event will run from 26 to 28 October.
This conference is organized under the auspices of the League of Arab States, the Tunisian Ministry of Communication Technologies, and the Libyan Ministry of Economy and Trade.
The organizers report that event includes a wide participation of many partners from the public and private sectors and at the international level, in addition to representatives of the competent international authorities, such as the Libyan Post and Information Technology Holding Company (LPTIC), the Central Bank of Libya, the Libya Trade Company, the General Information Authority, the Tunisian Union of Industry, Trade and Handicrafts.
The organization of this conference falls within the framework of AICTO’s initiative “The Arab Digital Investment Map” and its will to provide support and assistance to Libya in rebuilding its infrastructure in the field of ICT, in building and developing its human capacities, and in setting stimulating legislation and regulatory frameworks, in addition, to implement the decision of the League of Arab States No. 7073 aiming to assist Libya by providing the support and needs of the Libyan people in various fields to overcome the delicate transitional phase that the country is going through.
This conference aims to assist Libya in developing a roadmap to build a sustainable digital economy in harmony with the global economy and adopts the exploitation and use of all modern technological means and solutions.
Several outputs are expected to emerge from the conference, the most important of which are:
- The discussion of an integrated national digital strategy for communications.
- A vision for structuring the communications infrastructure.
- The development of programmes to develop Libyan competencies in the field of communications and information technology.
- To develop the legal and regulatory frameworks for the sector.