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    Egypt Partakes in First Meeting of G20 Digital Economy Task Force

    Date published: 30 January 2019
    Egypt, represented by the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology (MCIT), is partaking in the First Meeting of G20 Digital Economy Task Force (DETF), held on January 30-31, in Tokyo, Japan. The meeting is held as a preparatory meeting for the G20 Ministerial Meeting on Trade and Digital Economy, which will be held on 8-9 June 2019, in Tsukuba, Ibaraki Prefecture, Japan.

    On 28-29 June 2019, the leaders of the G20 will gather in Osaka as Japan hosts the G20 Summit. Concurrent with the Summit meeting, the Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governorsí Meeting, the Foreign Ministersí Meeting, and other ministerial meetings will also be held at eight different locations throughout Japan, including the G20 Ministerial Meeting on Trade and Digital Economy.

    During its presidency of the G20 Summit, the Japanese government is determined to carry out strong leadership in advancing discussions toward resolving the myriad issues now facing the international community.

    Egyptís participation in these preparatory meetings is very significant, for its presidency of the African Union (AU), in 2019.

    The G20 Summit on Financial Markets and the World Economy is held every year to discuss the critical issues affecting the global economy, and it brings together the members of the G7 (France, the United States, the United Kingdom, Germany, Japan, Italy, Canada and the European Union), as well as Argentina, Australia, Brazil, China, India, Indonesia, Mexico, the Republic of Korea, Russia, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, and Turkey.





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