ALGIERS – Monday, 14 March 2022 (APS) – The International Information and Communication Technologies Exhibition “ICT Maghreb” opened Monday at Moufdi Zakaria Palace of Culture (Algiers) with the participation of 150 national and international operators. 


Inaugurated in the presence of Government officials and representatives of the diplomatic corps accredited to Algiers, the 2nd ICT Maghreb Exhibition brings together companies operating in various fields related to ICT including 20 new start-ups.

Organized by Prolinkom Consulting and MM. Communication under the slogan “Digital, Multisectoral Lever and Full-fledged Economy”, this exhibition where companies, experts, start-ups, students and media will meet, is expected to receive 6,000 visitors.           

In addition to the opportunity it offers to exhibitors to meet with decision-makers and IT professionals to offer their solutions in the context of major digital trends on the market, the exhibition also allows visitors to access the market of the entire Maghreb region in one action as more than 500 products and services in the ICT sector are available in one place.

This three-day event aims to become the crossroads of exchange between professionals and experts in ICT and attract decision-makers and public and private contractors.

The exhibition brings together in a single place the IT decision-makers and is a place of reflection and exchange to advance projects, say the organizers who plan forty conference debates and thematic workshops under the event.

The Minister of Digitization and Statistics, Hocine Charhabil said that the objectives of this event “fit perfectly” with those of his ministry which works to “encourage dialogue and consultation on the digital transformation.”

The sponsorship of this exhibition by the Ministry of Digitalization, he continued, “reflects our willingness and commitment to developing a comprehensive and common approach that can lead to the implementation of concrete measures to achieve the desired digital transformation.

In this regard, Charhabil announced that the law on digitization and the implementing regulations were being developed, stressing that his department was working to create the necessary interaction between the public and private sectors as part of the project to set up digital innovation poles across the country.

The Minister Delegate to the Prime Minister in charge of the Knowledge Economy and Start-ups, Yacine El-Mahdi Oualid, said that Algeria “must take up many decisive challenges for the future of the country including that of digital transformation.” 

“Much has been done under this effort but the road is still long,” he said.

The Secretary-General of the Ministry of Post and Telecommunications, Abderrezak Henni, recalled that his department had spent “huge efforts” to promote ICTs in Algeria.