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Participants in Digital Transformation Conference recommend lifting blockade imposed on Syria to be able to achieve digital transformation

Participants in the work of the 3rd  International Conference on Digital Transformation recommended all institutions and joint Arab action bodies to work to break the blockade imposed on Syria to enable it to achieve digital transformation. They called on the regional office of the Arab Federation for E-Commerce in Syria to carry out its activities. They called on government agencies to secure the necessary facilities and overcome the difficulties in order to implement regional office projects that serve Syria in the field of digital transformation.

At the conclusion of the conference, the participants called for strengthening cooperation and exchange of expertise between Syria and the countries and organizations with advanced experiences in the field of digital transformation and broadening the horizon of the digital transformation strategy in government services by networking with ministries and other relevant bodies.

Participants underlined the importance of adopting an encouraging policy aimed at stimulating capital to invest in  start-up companies and technology incubators related to digital transformation and providing the necessary legislation to establish and invest in it.

The participants called for enabling digital integration between the various national sectors in order to achieve access to the implementation of a comprehensive national digital transformation strategy for all sectors. They also called for studying the issue of establishing digital work units within the framework of administrative reform of public sector bodies. They called on the Ministries of Education, Higher Education and Scientific Research to adopt a digital policy in education on the basis of all levels.

With regard to legislations and laws, the participants recommended the need to develop legislation related to digital technology companies in the private sector in order to enhance the knowledge economy, and to renew public sector legislation and reconsider it in order to move towards a digital society.

The participants called for the launch of the electronic portal for communications technology indicators and  the licensing of electronic training institutions specialized in the field of technical and vocational training and pre-university education.

With regard to initiatives, studies and projects, the participants recommended the necessity of securing funding sources to implement action plans, initiatives and projects of the comprehensive national digital transformation strategy. 

DT's role in sustainable development, investment of AR, digital mall are discussed in Damascus

DAMASCUS, (ST)_The  3rd Conference on Digital Transformation that kicked off on Friday  with the participation of Arab and foreign experts and academics continues its sessions for the third day running.

Strategic planning for the adoption of e-commerce and their impacts on economy was one of the topics that was discussed today.

Director of Strategies and policies in the Syrian Ministry of Telecommunication Mohammad Ali Mohammad said that the indicators of the telecommunication sector are being used for making decisions in all sectors and putting strategies.

The second day of the International Digital Transformation Conference in Damascus entitled transition towards digital economy

The second day of the International Digital Transformation Conference in Damascus entitled transition towards digital economy between reality and challenges





Landmine left by terrorists explodes and kills head of the technical department at the Euphrates Basin and his car driver in Deir Ezzor

Head of the technical department at the Euphrates Basin branch of the Land Reclamation Establishment, Eng. Mohammad Ahmad al-Badi, and his car driver were martyred in a landmine blast. The mine left behind by terrorists in Deir Ezzor eastern countryside.

According to Director of the Euphrates Basin branch Lurans Khalouf Hussein, Eng. Al-Badi was martyred immediately in the landmine blast while he was in a field tour in the village of Al-Mrei'yeh in Deir Ezzor eastern countryside. The driver suffered from a serious injury that led later to his death.

Before their defeat, the terrorist organizations intentionally planted landmines and explosive devices in several places including houses and agricultural lands in order to terrorize the locals and prevent them from carrying out their daily activities and to kill as many people as possible.

US-backed SDF militia guns down three brothers in Raqqa countryside

The US-backed separatist militia, called Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), on Friday killed three brothers from the village of Debsi  Afnan in Raqqa's liberated western countryside on the bank of Al-Assad Lake near the city of Al-Tabqqa, according to local sources.

The sources told SANA that a person lured the three men by asking them to help him in sailing his boat to the opposite bank of the village where a group of SDF  militants ambushed them and shot them in the head.

Within the framework of its attacks on civilians, the SDF militia detained a person who works for an institution affiliated to this militia because he refused to take part in a pro-SDF militia march.

Second day of the 3rd Conference on Digital Transformation discusses transition towards digital economy

Activities of the second day of the 3rd Conference on Digital Transformation kicked off on Saturday with the participation of Arab and foreign experts and academics.

Participants will discuss several topics including transition into digital economy, open data and their economic and social impacts, strategic leadership of digital transformation, e-payment, monetary policy, the culture of digital transformation and its role in supporting the national economy and the situation of Syria's communications sector.

Minister of Communications Eyad Al-Khaltieb said that the participants will discuss digital transformation experiences in Syria's neighboring countries, best ways of e-payment.

US occupation transfers weapons, logistic materials from Iraq to its illegal base in Al-Shaddadi in Syria's Hasakah

A helicopter affiliated to the US occupation forces has transferred a number of containers, with weapons and ammunitions as well as medical and logistic materials inside, from Iraq to the US illegal base in the Syrian city of Al-Shaddadi in the southern countryside of Hasakah, according to local sources.

The sources told SANA on Saturday that the containers were transferred by several military cars to special warehouses.