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The Ministry of Transport and Communications (MoTC) is displaying four of its key digital economy programmes at the Qatar Entrepreneurship Awards & Conference (Rowad Qatar).
At this year's event, the Digital Incubation Center (DIC), the Smart Qatar (TASMU), the e-Commerce Programme and the Digital Transformation of SMEs represent the ministry's digital transformation approach and knowledge-based economy enhancement.
In addition to the DIC joining the event as a partner, six of its incubated startup companies are taking part in the 3-day event, which will conclude on Tuesday (today). They are Speedli, XDensity, Lily, Advanced Computing Company ACC, game of brands and e-Emdad.
"We are delighted to participate in this event out of the ministry's strong belief that entrepreneurship is an important element for the economic growth of Qatar. We are committed to supporting innovative startups and helping them grow," said Reem al Mansoori, assistant undersecretary of Digital Society Development at the Ministry of Transport and Communications.
"Our participation features some of our key programmes that aim to boost the digital economy and Smart Qatar agenda of TASMU. DIC participation reflects commitment to supporting young entrepreneurs to boost the national economy and strengthen Qatar's position among world digital economies. TASMU is the Smart Qatar Program designed specifically to accelerate the achievement of all pillars of the Qatar National Vision 2030," she added.
"Moreover, our Digital Transformation of SMEs programme aims to promote digital innovation, competitiveness and growth of SMEs through end-to-end digital transformation of their value chain in areas such as web enablement, e-commerce and cloud, supported by an ecosystem of technology enablers," Mansoori said.
The ministry is also organizing seven workshops over the course of the three days in the areas of digital transformation of SMEs, e-commerce, entrepreneurship, including a DIC Idea Camp live mentoring event, and the TASMU programme.
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