Communications Minister Amr Talaat held a meeting with CEO of Teleperformance Karen Jean. The meeting discussed ways to expand the company’s operations in Egypt.
The meeting also witnessed a review of the incentives and facilities provided by the state to stimulate investment in the outsourcing industry, within the framework of Egypt’s digital strategy for the outsourcing industry, in addition to reviewing the efforts of the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology to provide a base of human cadres to meet the requirements of international companies operating in the outsourcing industry.
Teleperformance is a global company in France and works in the field of digital business services, with several centres in 58 countries and 6 centres in Egypt.
This comes on the sidelines of Amr Talaat’s visit to France to participate on behalf of the President of the Republic in the work of the “VIVA Technology” conference.
Talaat also met with Pierre Gilles Chantrieux, President of Nokia Networks in France, and a number of company officials. The meeting witnessed a review of the company’s latest technologies in the field of communications infrastructure, especially the fifth generation of connectivity, and the various uses of this technology in a number of sectors.
The meeting discussed ways to expand the company’s business and investments in Egypt in light of the availability of human cadres and advanced infrastructure.
The Minister of Communications also held a meeting with Nicolas Briunel, President of Alcatel Lucent Enterprise; specialized in the field of communications. The meeting discussed the possibility of expanding the company’s operations globally to include Egypt, depending on investment incentives in the sector, which include trained young talents.
On the other hand, the Minister of Communications met with Matthias Kormann, Secretary-General of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), and a number of officials of the organization, in the French capital, Paris. The ministry and the organization, including cooperation within the framework of the Egyptian country programme.
The meeting discussed strengthening the role of the Egyptian communications and information technology sector as a bridge to promote the organization’s policies in the Middle East and Africa. In addition to discussing the efforts of the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology to participate in the organization’s committees to set policies and prepare standards related to a number of areas of technology.
During the meeting, he stressed the importance of cooperation between the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology and the organization in the field of setting policies for technology and digital transformation and benefiting from the experiences of major economies in this field, which contributes to increasing confidence in the communications and information technology sector and thus maximizing investments in Egypt.
The Secretary-General of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development praised Egypt’s efforts in the framework of implementing the country program and the progress achieved by the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology in joint cooperation projects, especially indicators related to digital transformation and the artificial intelligence project.
The meeting touched on the efforts exerted to build the digital capabilities of school students, including We Schools of Applied Technology, with the aim of refining students’ skills in important disciplines in the field of communications and information technology, including artificial intelligence, robotics, and cybersecurity.