Egypt and Uganda sign agreements to form digital communication ties
Ahram Portal, Thursday 16 Dec 2010
Thw two countries to invest and cooperate in Nile Basin projects


The Egyptian Minister of Communications and Information Technology, Dr. Tariq Kamel, today signed a package of agreements and accords with his Ugandan counterpart aimed at developing internet content and security.

The two countries will also look to foster closer ties by cooperating in the establishment of Smart Villages in the Nile basin countries.

“The Egyptian initiative to develop an information society in the Nile Basin countries in the field of preserving natural heritage is intended for the Ugandans to benefit from future studies of climate developments and natural changes in the region,” said Kamel.

Kamel also revealed that Uganda would be the first country to benefit in this way from the initiative.

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