Egypt and Zambia have signed a 5-year memorandum of understanding (MoU) that aims to strengthen their cooperation in telecommunications, information technology, and digital transformation.
Egypt will support Zambia’s efforts to become more digitally enabled through the facilitation of partnering with multinational companies, as well as its own efforts to build the institutional competencies, skills, and technology required for success in the areas of digital transformation, postal services, the building of institutional competencies, skill development, artificial intelligence, online education, digital inclusion, and international infrastructure.
Egypt’s National Postal Authority will help in competency-building activities in collaboration with Zambian postal services companies.
In a statement, Honorable Felix Mutati, the Minister of Technology and Science in Zambia, shared that ‘the M.O.U provides for the protection of Intellectual Property Rights in accordance with the laws, rules and regulations of each party and international agreements binding on both parties. The M.O.U signed will therefore be valid for a period of 5 years and may be renewed by any of the two parties.’