The Ministry of Technology and Communications (MTC),, represented by Sas Center for Entrepreneurship, has signed yesterday an agreement for the Sas Accelerator Cybersecurity’ with the UK-Oman Digital Hub and OTF Techween. The agreement was signed by Hassan Fida Al Lawati, D.G, Digital Society Development at MTC and Charles Sammut, Counsellor at the British Embassy.
The Ministry of Technology and Communications (MTC) and the Public Authority for Craft Industries (PACI) celebrated the end of “Herfati” competition and announced The winners during the closing ceremony which was held yesterday, in Grand Millennium Hotel under the patronage of Dr. Salim bin Sultan Al Ruzaiqi, CEO at MTC. The competition was sponsored by Oman Oil Marketing Company for the second year and its CEO David Kalife was in attendance.
The ministry of Technology and Communications )MTC(( organized a 2-day gathering for the digital transformation leaders in government entities.
The Ministry of Information and Technology organized today at Sas Center for Mobile Apps Development, the 10th session of Shurkum highlighting “the role of Free and Open Source Software (FOSS) in enhancing entrepreneurship.” The session was attended by Dr. Salim bin Sultan Al Ruzaiqi, CEO of MTC and a number of specialists from government and private organizations.
The Ministry of Information and Technology is to organize the 10th session of Shurkum under the title of “the role of Free and Open Source Software (FOSS) in enhancing entrepreneurship.” The session will be held in Sas Center for Mobile Apps Development in Knowledge Oasis, Muscat on Sunday the 29th of December, 2019 from 10:30 am to 12:30 pm.
Represented by the Ministry of Technology and Communications and the Telecommunications Regulatory Authority, Oman participated in the 23rd Session of Arab Telecommunications and Information Council of Ministers in Riyadh. This year’s session is held under the theme “An Arab ambition for a Digital Generation.” The Omani delegation was headed by the Minister of Technology and Communications, HE Eng Azza Al Ismaili who was accompanied by a number of officials from the ministry and the Telecommunications Regulatory Authority.
The National Digital Certification Center was established in 2013 by the Ministry of Technology and Communications (MTC) as a part of an effort to move towards better eServices. It allows using PKI services to complete eTransactions with full confidentiality, reliability and efficiency while fully protecting the personal information of the users. Moreover, users can use their ID card enabled with PKI services to get services and complete transactions without the need to go to the service provider personally. PKI services also allows signing any official document online, where every online signature is treated as a traditional signature.
The ministry of Technology and Communications “MTC” has issued recently a circular for IT service providers announcing the launch of the IT Accreditation Program targeting all IT service providers who are willing to offer their services to the government administrative units in the country, including government entities, government owned companies and IT infrastructure companies.
The Ministry of Technology and Communications (MTC), has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Wipro Limited, a leading global information technology, consulting and business process services Company to launch a Center of Excellence (CoE) for open source. The MoU was signed by Dr. Salim bin Sultan Alruzaiqi, Chief Executive Officer, MTC and Sanjeev Tayal, Vice President and Business Head, Middle East, Wipro Limited. Under this MoU, MTC and Wipro Limited will collaborate to build, deploy and sustain the CoE as well as accelerate adoption of open source technologies in the public and private sectors of Oman and the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) region.