Ghada Labib, representing H.E. Dr. Amr Talaat, the Minister of Information and Communications Technology (ICT), was an esteemed attendee at the inaugural Metaverse and AI Week in Egypt. This event was a collaborative effort between Meta, the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology (MCIT), Egypt’s University of Informatics (EUI) and the American University in Cairo (AUC).
Distinguished government figures, including H.E. Dr. Reda Hegazy, the Minister of Education and Technical Education; H.E. Dr. Ashraf Sobhy, the Minister of Youth and Sports; and H.E. Dr. Soha Gendy, the Minister of Immigration, were present at the event, emphasizing the Egyptian government's unwavering dedication to harnessing the advantages of technology and paving the way for a promising digital future. The event's agenda, featuring engaging sessions and panel discussions, aimed to cultivate a comprehensive understanding of the Metaverse, recognized as the next frontier of the Internet's evolution. Egypt finds itself at a pivotal juncture, poised to demonstrate its intellectual leadership and foster innovation in this dynamic field, with collaborative efforts focused on mapping out a strategic path for the seamless integration of Metaverse-specific technologies.
The event sparked invaluable insights, fruitful dialogues and promising partnerships in the pioneering Metaverse and AI concept, poised to drive innovation and technological advancement in Egypt's digital landscape.