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Abu-Ghazaleh Signs his New Book “The Inevitable Digital Future: A World of Smart Cities” in Syria

21-Apr-2021 | Source : AG-IP News Agency | Visits : 2770
Abu-Ghazaleh Signs his New Book “The Inevitable Digital Future: A World of Smart Cities” in Syria

Special to AG-IP News Agency  

DAMASCUS – The Arab Federation for e-Commerce organized a signing ceremony for the book of HE Dr. Talal Abu-Ghazaleh, founder and chairman of Talal Abu-Ghazaleh Global (TAG.Global) titled “The Inevitable Digital Future: A World of Smart Cities”. The Arabic version of the book -originally English- has recently been released, with the participation of high-ranking Arab and foreign economic dignitaries during the 3rd International Conference on Digital Transformation held recently in Damascus.

In the book, Dr. Abu-Ghazaleh discusses the technologies he considers essential for the emergence of true Smart Cities; and he also refers to the lessons that can be learned from previous failed smart city initiatives. The book also provides a blueprint that can be used to develop holistic smart cities of the future. It also discusses a range of supportive elements from governance to citizens' awareness that are essential in developing successful smart city implementations. The concise nature of the book and its clear language make it an ideal guide for decision makers at all levels on what they need to do to meet the challenges of the future.

It is worth mentioning that the book, published in English, has been released at a time when governments face enormous challenges in terms of providing their services to their citizens equitably, due to the Coronavirus pandemic which caused economic recession, and consequently, put unprecedented pressures on national resources and services.


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