Saudi cabinet approves digital economy policy

 Saudi Arabia’s cabinet has approved a digital economy policy, state news agency SPA reported.

The Minister of Communications and Information Technology Abdullah Al-Swaha also said the policy will be a road map for the Kingdom’s directions for government authorities, the private sector and the international community in fields related to digital economy; the report added.

The digitalization of the economy will markedly encourage investments; increase local technical leadership and attract international partnerships in fields of innovation and digital transformation, SPA said.