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Egypt's government is working with technology partners to bridge the nation's digital divide and prepare its citizens for the 21st century.
As part of a program to put a PC in every home in Egypt, a powerful team of integrators, developers and the government are banding together. And it appears success is imminent.
"We have taken long and steady steps toward achieving our goal of becoming an information society, but we feel that this is only the beginning," Prime Minister Dr. Ahmed Nazif has stated. "The I.T. sector in Egypt holds great promise for further growth and development.
"With the developed markets largely saturated and the rapid emergence of our domestic market, Egypt has become a gold mine for IT investment," Dr. Nazif says. "Incentives and new investment laws are some of the ways the country provides support to investors and their businesses. Creative professionals, a supportive government and a healthy business environment have been the key to our current success, and they will continue to be fundamental to our future achievements."