Ministry of Innovation and Technology announced that Ethiopia will host the 17th African Digital Economy Forum in 2022.
State Minister for Innovation and Technology, Mrs. Huria Ali has discussed with UN Under-Secretary General for Economic and Social Affairs, Liu Zhenmin in Poland on preparations for the forum to take place in Ethiopia next year.
On the occasion, the Under-Secretary-General noted the taking place of the forum in Ethiopia will have a paramount importance in addressing bottlenecks in expansion of internet infrastructure and service in Africa.
State Minister Huria Ali, for her part, said that it is possible to enhance the digital technology sector in Africa if all the necessary support are provided for the countries of the continent commending the importance of the forum in doing so.
The 16th African Digital Economic Forum is taking place in Poland.