Zaka Mohsin, Riyadh,
Dima Al-Yahya, a Saudi woman, has been appointed by the Digital Cooperation Organization as the first Secretary General of the Digital Cooperation Organization.
The organization has also approved the attainment of two countries, Nigeria and Oman, as founding members. The first five member countries of the OIC include Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Jordan, Kuwait and Pakistan. Together, the seven member states have formed the 2 trillion economic bloc of global GDP.
Digital Cooperation aims to promote data transfer, women’s empowerment and small and medium enterprises. There are a number of steps to be taken, including the establishment of a center, to promote coordination in data transfer