The Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Knowledge Foundation (MBRF) participated in the “Mogtam3iTech” forum to strengthen knowledge collaboration with Egypt and promote the development of knowledge and innovation sectors as essential pillars of social development.
The forum, held at the National Museum of Egyptian Civilization on September 12-13, under the theme “Technology at the service of the community”, focused on supporting and promoting the role of technology in social and economic development. The event aimed to introduce a culture of entrepreneurship and empower young people, women and determined people, while accelerating the transition to a green economy.
During his speech, HE Jamal Bin Huwaireb, CEO of MBRF, highlighted the importance of the forum as an opportunity to explore development avenues for social and economic segments. He shed light on the role of technology in different sectors such as education, health, among others. He further stated that the MBRF aligns with the forum’s vision of activating knowledge in technology for developing societies in the Arab world and globally. Through this, future generations will be equipped to reap the benefits of advanced science and technology, advancing them further towards the knowledge economy.
Bin Huwaireb said, “The MBRF is committed to strengthening knowledge collaboration with Egypt and will endeavor to promote the development of the knowledge and innovation sector as an essential factor in social development. We are very interested in encouraging knowledge-based enterprises, such as entrepreneurship, scientific research and professional development. We further seek to create new opportunities for society, especially young people, to become a key enabler for knowledge-based communities. Our goals are in line with Mogtam3iTech’s vision to promote social and economic development regionally and globally. We aim to reap the benefits of modern technology by encouraging the adoption of digital solutions across many industries. Our shared vision aims to promote scientific research, entrepreneurship and innovation to ensure the community’s prosperous growth.
Meanwhile, Dr. Randa Rizk, Secretary General of the Arab Council for Social Accountability, said: “The second edition of the largest forum in the Arab region discussed methods of leveraging technology to serve the community and the economy. This will open many avenues for technological innovation and the export of technological products. The program also highlighted how technology supports financial inclusion, employment development, ecosystems protecting the environment and health, and the achievement of Egypt’s 2030 vision.”