Tripoli hosts top Libyan ‘digital transformation exhibition’
Libya’s capital is hosting a technology exhibition which aims to promote high-end technical exchanges in the telecommunications sector.
The Ninth Libya International Telecommunication and Information Technology Forum and Exhibition ‘‘Taqnya’’ kicked-off in Tripoli is being held under the slogan, ‘Digital Transformation in Libya’’.
The organizers say the four-day exhibition which started on Tuesday aims to move to a new era of technology and integrated digital transformation, in the presence of several international experts from global institutions.
More than 200 major local and international institutions and companies are displaying their latest technologies and innovative solutions in the field of technology and communications.
Speaking during the opening session on Tuesday, Libyan Prime Minister Abdul-Hamid Dbeibah on stressed the importance of telecommunications and information technology.
The telecommunications sector “is a basic element in supporting development plans and helps build a diverse economy that is based on innovation and knowledge,” said a statement issued by the government’s information office.
“Technology development is no longer an option, but a pressing need to develop all sectors of life, including national security and the wellbeing of the people,” the prime minister said in the statement.
The prime minister pledged to spare no efforts to support education and capacity building in the telecommunications sector.