World Government Summit

7th edition of WGS to be held in February 2019

Wed, 14 Feb 2018 - 04:20 GMT

The seventh session of the World Government Summit will run from February 17 - 19, 2019 as per the directions of Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum

WGS 2018 explores effective frameworks to enhance digital economy

Tue, 13 Feb 2018 - 03:09 GMT

Internet usage, big data, cybersecurity, business usage of ICT and the empowerment of citizens across the Arab world were some of the key themes explored at WGS 2018.

WGS 2018: Cryptocurrencies are Here to Stay

Tue, 13 Feb 2018 - 11:31 GMT

Is the Future of Cryptocurrencies Gold or Dust?’ was the theme of a breakout session held on day three of the sixth World Government Summit (WGS 2018) in Dubai.

World Expos are a Chance for People to Come Together

Tue, 13 Feb 2018 - 09:04 GMT

World expos offer an opportunity for people from across the planet to be united in a spirit of friendship that technology cannot satisfy, panelists said.

Economies to Focus on Coding and Problem-Solving Skills

Tue, 13 Feb 2018 - 08:45 GMT

Up to 800 million workers, amounting to a fifth of the global labor force, might lose their jobs because of automation by 2030, according to a McKinsey report.

PwC, WPP hail Egypt’s campaign to reduce electricity use

Tue, 13 Feb 2018 - 02:20 GMT

The world’s leading communications services groups, WPP and PwC, commended Egypt’s successful national campaign to reduce electricity consumption on Monday.

DP World, India's Infrastructure Fund Plan $3 Billion Investment

Mon, 12 Feb 2018 - 02:31 GMT

DP World Ltd. and India’s National Investment & Infrastructure Fund plan to jointly invest up to $3 billion in the South Asian nation

World Bank: Investing in people ‘vital’ for nations’ economic development

Mon, 12 Feb 2018 - 01:59 GMT

World Bank’s President Jim Yong Kim said that the need to invest in human capital is lagging across the globe and therefore hindering the economic development of various countries.

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