The Crown Prince and Prime Minister Mohammed bin Salman Al Saud received a written message from King Felipe VI of the Kingdom of Spain concerning the special relations between the two countries, reported Saudi Press Agency.
The letter to the Saudi Crown Prince included ways to enhance coordination and consultation in various fields.
The Foreign Minister Faisal bin Farhan bin Abdullah received the letter as he welcomed the Foreign Minister of the Kingdom of Spain, José Manuel Albares today at the ministry’s headquarters in Riyadh.
Areas of Discussion
The two ministers discussed ways to enhance bilateral relations, as well as the latest developments on the regional, international scenes and the efforts made regarding them.
SDAIA in Spain
The Saudi Data and Artificial Intelligence Authority (SDAIA) represented the Kingdom’s digital efforts at the esteemed Gartner IT Symposium/Xpo 2023. This event took place in Barcelona, Spain, from November 6th to 9th,2023. SDAIA was among ten Saudi government entities participating.
SDAIA’s participation highlighted Saudi Arabia’s rapid digital advancements. The Kingdom’s commitment to digitalization has placed it at the forefront of global indices.
Tawakkalna: A Digital Identity Pioneer
A key session at the symposium featured Dr. Hitham bin Abdulaziz Al-Tuwaijri from SDAIA. He showcased the “Tawakkalna” application, a platform for secure and reliable biometric identity verification.
Secure Identity Verification
Tawakkalna allows individuals to verify their digital identities safely. Users gain access to both government and private sector services.
Aiming for Global Recognition
SDAIA aims to showcase Saudi digital excellence, especially in data and AI. Saudi Arabia has seen remarkable progress within a few short years, spearheaded by SDAIA’s efforts.
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