Director of Sharjah Digital Office Visited NAVER Tech Convergence Building in Pursuit of Digital Transformation.
Why it matters: Sharjah's move toward digital transformation aligns with the UAE's broader agenda to improve its digital infrastructure.
The visit of Sheikh Saud bin Sultan Al Qasimi, Director of Sharjah Digital Office, and the Sharjah Royal Delegation to NAVER's Tech Convergence Building marks a significant step in this direction.
- The visit is part of Sharjah's strategy to engage with technology experts and companies to support its digital transformation and infrastructure development.
- Sheikh Saud bin Sultan Al Qasimi, who chairs the Sharjah Digital Office, led the delegation, which experienced "tech convergence" demonstrations at NAVER's facility.
- The delegation included Sharjah's digital and government relations leaders, while NAVER's team comprised its foreign policy, labs, and cloud leaders.
- Sheikh Saud bin Sultan Al Qasimi said the visit provided insight into Sharjah's digital transformation. Chae Sun-ju, Head of External and ESG Policy at NAVER, emphasized NAVER's long-term investment in technology development.
The Big Picture: The development of digital infrastructure is a global priority, and the Emirate of Sharjah is embracing this by seeking potential collaborations with international technology companies such as NAVER.
The visit underscores NAVER's growing global recognition of advanced technology and the UAE's commitment to enhancing its digital capabilities.