Sharjah & Korea sign MoU to embark on digital transformation

By Arya M Nair, Official Reporter
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SDO_CDPG partnership
Officials at MoU signing

The Sharjah Digital Office (SDO) has signed a significant Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Republic of Korea’s Presidential Committee on the Digital Platform Government (CDPG), marking a historic moment in the realm of digital transformation.

The MoU signing, a culmination of collaborative efforts between the two entities, took place during the esteemed International Government Communication Forum 2023 (IGCF) hosted at the Sharjah Expo Center.

The MoU was signed by Sheikh Saud bin Sultan Al Qasimi, Director of the Sharjah Digital Office, and Mr. Jean Koh, Chairman of the Presidential Committee on Digital Platform Government (CDPG), in the presence of Sheikh Fahim bin Sultan Al Qasimi, Head of the Sharjah Government Relations Department.

The synergy between the Sharjah Digital Office and the CDPG heralds a new era of digital transformation, underlining the commitment of both parties to leverage advanced technology to improve government services and enhance citizens’ lives.

The CDPG, a vanguard in digital innovation, is committed to revolutionizing government operations into a people-centric, scientific, and transparent framework. It seeks to propel private sector growth by harnessing the potential of rapidly evolving digital technologies, including artificial intelligence and cloud computing.

The distinguished Korean delegation also comprised prominent figures, including Mr. Inhyok Cha, former CEO and Business Advisor of CJ OliveNetworks, and Chief of the Service Innovation Subcommittee, CDPG, Ms. Hyosoon Lee, Director at CDPG, Mr. Myung Ki Nam, Principal Manager at CDPG, and Mr. Sukjoo Kim, Principal Manager at the National Information Society Agency (NIA).

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