Dubai: The Conference and Exhibition on Digital Economy Technologies (Seamless 2021) was recently inaugurated by H.H. Lt. General Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, UAE’s Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of the Interior in the presence of Mr. Ahmed Aboul Gheit, Secretary-General of the Arab League.
The 2-day event, sponsored by the Arab League and organised by global events company, Terrapinn took place at the Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC) on 29th and 30th of September, 2021.
Numerous international institutions and organisations such as the UN, the World Bank and the Harvard University took part at the event.
During their tour of the exhibition, Lt. General Sheikh Saif and Mr. Aboul Gheit were briefed on the latest tech solutions in electronic and digital payments, e-commerce, retail, fintech, digital identity and banking sectors.
The Arab Federation for Digital Economy unveiled The Arab Digital Economy Award, a new strategic initiative during the event, which covers topics of digital payments, financial technology (fintech), digital currencies, e-commerce, artificial intelligence and block chain technology.
The Federation also launched an initiative to establish advanced data centres across the Arab region. One of the flagship initiatives launched under the Joint Arab Vision for the Digital Economy, it aims to enable developing Arab countries to develop digital infrastructure, develop and manage cloud services to drive their digital transformation in all economic sectors, reduce capital and operational expenditures and provide alternative solutions to cut down energy consumption and provide hosting solutions.