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Egypt recognized for government support

Wednesday, 06 January 2010 12:51

Egypt continues to a leading global outsourcing destination of choice, being included for the second year running, as one of Gartner’s 30 leading locations for outsourcing services.

Egypt was ranked 15th in Heidrick & Struggles’ Global Talent Index for its quality of universities and business schools in September 2007 Gartner's 30 Leading Locations for Offshore Services, Ian Marriott, published 19th November 2009)

This year, Egypt has been recognized by various institutions for the significant level of support its ICT sector receives from the Egyptian government, as well as its advantageous cost structure.

Egypt, alongside Ireland, provides good government support to its ICT sector, creating an environment that is committed to developing educational systems, building a pool of skilled workers and actively promoting the country’s attributes.

Commenting on this year’s findings, Dr. Hazem Y. Abdelazim, CEO for Egypt’s Information Technology Industry Development Agency (ITIDA) said: “Once again we are delighted that our investment into Egypt’s ICT sector and our efforts in promoting Egypt as a leading global outsourcing location has been recognized. We remain committed to developing our educational systems and will ensure that we can continue to provide a sustainable pool of skilled workers to support our growing ICT industry.”