ÚŃČí  8 Aug 2020

  • Media Center
  • Press Room
  • Press Releases
  • Press Releases

    1. Press Releases
    2. Press Kits
    3. PhotoGallery
    4. Webcasts
    5. Reports and Documents
    6. Biographies

    Five MOUs for Commercial Development and Consumer Protection Law Signed

    Cairo, 4 June 2007

    Minister of Communications and Information Technology Dr. Tarek Kamel along with Minister of Trade and Industry Engineer Rashid Mohamed Rashid witnesses today the signing of five MOUs, aiming to help transform Egypt into a digital information society.

    The first MOU, signed by Kamel and Rashid, outlines a general framework for developing the commercial sector through the utilization of ICT. It focuses on developing human resources and CIT infrastructure of commercial chambers and of Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs). The agreement also specifies the provision of accurate and updated data on economic activity to help empower the decision-making process.

    The second MOU- signed between the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology, the Federation of Egyptian Chambers of Commerce and the Commercial Information Center (CIC) -addresses the second phase for the execution plan of the project “Information Network for Commercial Chambers and Federation”. MCIT completed phase one of the project in September 2006, which comprised the establishment of the federation, eight chambers of commerce and the CIC. The second phase will continue building the information netwrk, namely 18 chamber of commerce, together with their infrastructure.

    Third agreement, signed by MCIT and Cairo Chamber of Commerce (CCC), detailed the first phase of the capacity building project for retailers and SMEs in Cairo governorate. The two million pounds project aims to produce a numner of qualified trainers, through an extensive Training of Trainers (ToT) program, who will train 3,000 retailers on basic electronic business administration skills.

    This project comes within the framework of the Egyptian Education initiative (EEI), launched in May 2006 jointly with MCIT and international companies and organizations.

    The fourth MOU addressed the initiative for upgrading and developing the call centers in Egypt, with the aim of transforming them into integrated social service centers. The new centers will meet international standards and comply with the global trend of services privatization, strategically aiming at increasing job opportunities in the field, particularly in remote and under-privileged areas. The agreement was signed between MCIT and Cairo Chamber of Commerce (CCC).

    The fifth and final protocol was signed by the Egyptian National Postal Organization (ENPO)- an affiliate of MCIT, and the Consumer Protection Agency (CPA), where ENPO will be entitled to print and distribute complaint forms to the public through its offices. ENPO officers will also carry out the data entry process of all submitted complaints and send them periodically to CPA.

    The above agreements come within MCIT strategy to use CIT for the socio-economic development of the country, empower the decision-making process, and develop the competitive skills and capabilities of the Egyptian local countries. 

    Media Contact

    For media-related inquiries, please contact our media relations representative.

    Affiliate Organizations Related Institutions
    Contact Us  |  Feedback  | Site Map  |  DisclaimerPrivacy Statement  |  MCIT RSS Copyright Ministry of Communications and Information Technology 1999-2020. All rights reserved