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2011-06-13 07:59:00

CAIRO, June 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Recent Investment and Commitments From HP, Cisco and Motorola Reinforce Strength of Egypt's ICT Sector - Hewlett-Packard (HP) and ITIDA sign MoU providing world-class training to Egyptian hardware companies - Cisco invests $10million to seed sustainable job creation and economic growth in Egypt - Motorola expands regional operations in Egypt Egypt continues to prove its appeal as...

2011-03-14 08:00:00

CAIRO, March 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The central role information technology will play in Egypt's economic and political future was confirmed today by Dr Magued Osman, the newly appointed Minister for Communications and Information Technology. Dr Osman confirmed continued strong government support for the country's broad IT strategy for investment and job creation led by the Information Technology Industry Development Agency (ITIDA). The Minister also announced that he has commissioned...

2010-10-28 11:01:00

CAIRO, Oct. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- The Egyptian Prime Minister yesterday appointed Eng. Yasser ElKady as the new CEO of the Information Technology Industry Development Agency (ITIDA). ElKady will be reporting directly to the Minister of Telecommunications and Information Technology. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101028/NY90757 ) (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20101028/NY90757 ) In September 2009, ElKady was appointed as the First Deputy to the Minister of Investment...

2010-08-23 11:00:00

RANCHO PALOS VERDES, Calif., Aug. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Already established as a world leader in global outsourcing and offshoring, Egypt is now focusing its investments and resources towards technology innovation and entrepreneurship. Egypt's Information Technology Industry Development Agency (ITIDA) will be showcasing the country's innovation offerings and collaborative multinational projects at the 2010 CIO 100 Symposium and Awards Ceremony on August 22-24 in Rancho Palos Verdes,...

2010-05-13 10:48:00

CAIRO, May 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Egypt's economy grew by 5.8 percent in the first quarter of 2010, accelerated by the 11.3 percent growth of its ICT industry. Reports by the Economic Development Minister revealed the growth was at its fastest pace in almost two years and is expected to hit as high as 5.3 percent in the fiscal year ending June, up from 4.7 percent in the previous year. Egypt remains one of the world's fastest growing outsourcing destinations and has seen huge investments...

2010-03-24 08:00:00

CAIRO, March 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Stream Global Services, Inc., (NYSE/AMEX: SGS), a premium business process outsourcing (BPO) service provider specializing in customer relationship management for Fortune 1000 companies, today announced its continued global expansion with the inaugural opening of its new service center in Cairo, Egypt. Stream's Chairman and CEO, Scott Murray, welcomed His Excellency Dr. Tarek Kamel, Minister of Communication and Information Technology, as well as local...

2010-02-10 11:47:00

MUMBAI, India, Feb. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Speaking at NASSCOM 2010, His Excellency Mohamed Higazy, Ambassador of Egypt, made a strong case for investment into economies like Egypt that have an abundance of qualified human capital and strong growth potential. He emphasized that the country continues to strengthen its position in the market through a series of successful partnerships. Speaking about what Egypt can offer companies investing in the country, Mr. Amin Khaireldin, senior advisor...

2009-10-05 09:52:00

CAIRO, Oct. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Egypt's IT industry has this week celebrated the launch of e-signature services for the public and private sector. The electronic signature will authorize the Ministry of Finance and a number of companies to offer the first authentication services to governmental entities, public sector companies and individuals in Egypt. This E-Signature Law, issued in 2004 and established the Information Technology Industry Development Agency (ITIDA), is the first Egyptian...

2009-08-25 10:32:00

CAIRO, Aug. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Reports yesterday revealed that Egypt's overall economy expanded by 4.7 percent in the fiscal year through June, fuelled by the expansion of its information and communications technology industry which grew by 14.6 percent. In the past year, Egypt has strengthened its position as one of the world's fastest growing outsourcing destinations through a number of international MoUs and investment in the country's ICT infrastructure and education. Commenting on...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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