30 companies specialized in technology, alternative energy solutions, electrical appliances and electronic payment are attending the “Technotex” exhibition for service, entertainment and industrial electronics, protection systems and information security, which was launched today in the exhibition city in Damascus.
Technotex, which will run until next Saturday, presents many technical innovations for Syrian youth to enable their startups and invest in their projects, and aims to spread the culture of electronic payment via cell phone, focusing on artificial intelligence technology, the future of renewable energies, and the role of technology in facilitating the lives of individuals and creating an interactive platform for software and electronic companies to review their applications in The fields of electronic security, electronic services and smart solutions.
Minister of Communications and Technology, Eng. Iyad al-Khatib, said in a statement to reporters that the exhibition is an opportunity to see the products of companies working in the technological sector and alternative energies, and the latest findings in this field, pointing to deliberate steps towards digital transformation of electronic services.
In turn, the director of Enmar Company, the organizer of the exhibition, Iyad Daoud, considered that holding the exhibition is a message that Syria continues with its technological development and nothing will affect it and it will return better than it was before, attributing the absence of Arab participations despite communicating with them to the conditions of the Corona epidemic and the unjust economic siege imposed on Syria.
The Director of the Commercial Department at the Syrian Telecom Company, Engineer Ayham Dalloul, said in a statement to SANA that the company is keen on a permanent presence in the activities concerned with the technology sector, as it is the mother company of this sector and has the largest and most important market share in the market. The “Viber Net” service is an internet service via optical fibers, as it provides internet at very high speeds of up to 100 megabytes and with a very high quality that meets the diverse needs of subscribers.
For her part, the director of the media department at Syriatel, the strategic partner in the exhibition, Haya Al-Safadi, said that Syriatel’s participation aims to introduce its customers to everything new related to technology, communications and electronic payment services “Syriatel Cash”, which enables customers to pay and transfer money electronically in a safe, fast and easy way, and includes bills and fees for public authorities. Which is an important step in the process of digital transformation and e-government.
It is noteworthy that Technotex is the first exhibition in Syria that adopts the electronic payment service by creating a point of sale licensed by the Communications and Postal Regulatory Authority to transfer electronic balances to subscribers.