Apr 192015
 
 April 19, 2015  Non-U.S.

The Peninsula reports:

Qatar is an active player in promoting the right to privacy in the digital age, said H E  Dr Hessa Sultan Al Jaber, Minister of Information and Communications Technology addressing the fourth Global Conference on CyberSpace 2015 (GCCS 2015) held on April 16-17 in the Hague, the Netherlands.

“Qatar has taken steps into transitioning from a traditional hydro-carbon based economy to a Digital Economy. We have grown extremely fast and are constantly developing with high adoption rates of ICT. However, digital inter-connectedness is only beneficial if we can ensure our citizens and businesses are safe in the digital world that we are transitioning to,” said Dr Al Jaber. “In data privacy Qatar is an active player in promoting the right to privacy in the digital age. We support the United Nation’s efforts in this regard,” she added.

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