Wed, 07 Apr 2021 - 09:19 GMT
CAIRO – 7April 2021:Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah el Sisi hailed the inauguration of the Secured and Smart Documents Complex which is considered a giant technological edifice.
On his social media page on Wednesday, he said the complex backs the state's digitization strategy which falls within the framework of efforts to realize all-out development.
Egypt's President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi said personal information gathered by the state of each person shall be strictly protected as he inaugurated on Wednesday the secured and smart documents complex (NASPS) in the New Administrative Capital
Sisi said the personal information about each citizen is highly sensitive, adding the state authorities shall be allowed to only view information that are related to it.
Sisi said the technological capability has merits and demerits that the state should be aware of.
Digitizing the state and achieving the governance of procedures contribute to curbing corruption, Sisi said, adding that the secured and smart documents complex comes at a cost of up to LE 1 billion.
The lands of the state and the Endowments Ministry should be secured by the digitized documents issued by the NASPS, Sisi added.
Sisi also urged caring about the general health of the staff at the new complex. He said he realized that some of the staff who appeared in the complex videos suffer from overweight.
Speaking during the ceremony, Finance Minister Mohamed Maeet said the complex aims to establish an integrated system between the ministry and the complex.
He added that the complex will contribute to curbing forgery and smuggling, reducing public treasury losses and protecting the rights of the state and citizens.
Education Minister Tarek Shawki said ooperation with the new complex will help the ministry handle a system that consists of 23 million students, 55,000 schools and 1.6 million teachers.