SENEGAL-TIC / 150 foreign companies expected at the "Digital Week" (Moussa Bocar Thiam)
More than one hundred and fifty foreign companies will participate in the Digital Week to be held from 16 to 20 May in Dakar, announced the Minister of Communication, Technology and Digital Economy, Moussa Bocar Thiam.
These foreign companies will come "to propose solutions in digital matters," he said in an interview with journalists in Mbour, where the caravan organized as part of the dissemination of the "Digital Week" planned from 16 to 20 May. Mbour, where stayed the caravan organized as part of the popularization of the "Digital Week", scheduled from 16 to 20 May.
The Chinese Minister of Industry and Information Technology will also "enhance" with his presence this event that will have an international dimension, according to Moussa Bocar Thiam. "It comes to accompany us in all our projects connected," added the Minister of Communication.
He said his ambition to bring together "more than one hundred and fifty thousand young people" to "connect them to digital" during this event which will be marked by the award of the "prize of the best young person".e by the delivery of the "prize of the Head of State for innovation" whose winner will receive a premium of "thirty million CFA francs.
"The President of the Republic wants to do everything to encourage young people to take an interest in digital," said the Minister of Communication. the Minister of Communication, according to which "one hundred and thirty" people took part in this competition, in this case the prize of the Head of State for innovation.
Moussa Bocar Thiam was at the head of the caravan of the Digital Week which criss-crossed Saturday the municipalities of Diass, Malicounda, Mbour, Fatick and Kaffrine to popularize the meaning of the Digital Week.
"The Senegalese must not be left behind in this industrial revolution," he said about the digital tool.