The Ministry of Transport and Communications (MoTC) and MEEZA, a Managed IT Services and Solutions provider, have signed an agreement, under which MEEZA will provide cloud and infrastructure services to government entities in Qatar.

MoTC clarified in a statement yesterday that this comes within its plans for achieving the strategic objectives of the Qatar Digital Government (QDG) 2020 Strategy, which aims to create efficiency in government administration, maximize opportunities to make better use of public funds in accordance with the Qatar National Vision 2030 that aims to ensure fast and reliable accessibility to information technology with reduced operational and capital expenditures.

“The Ministry of Transport and Communications continues its efforts towards achieving the QDG 2020 vision through finding out innovative solutions and enabling the government entities to achieve their goals, Hassan Jassim al Sayed, MoTC Assistant Undersecretary of Government Information Technology Sector, said.

Cloud computing services, provided in association with MEEZA, aim to increase operational efficiency of the IT infrastructure and reduce operational costs at government entities,” he added

Source: Government of Qatar