Egyptian personal information protection law paves way for creating data centre industry

Monday 10 August 2020 | 11:08 CET | News
Parliament has passed data protection legislation as the country sets its sights on building data centres and attracting foreign investment, Egypt Today reported. Amr Talaat, minister of ICT, said the personal data protection law supports the diligent efforts exerted by the ministry to protect citizens' and residents' personal information. The legislation became law after receiving Egpresident Abdel Fattah el Sisi's approval.

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