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Spain creates two new secretaries of state for digital transformation

Wednesday 22 January 2020 | 15:25 CET | News
The new left-wing coalition government of Spanish prime minister Pedro Sanchez has announced the creation of two secretariats of state in the area of digital transformation to reinforce what it describes as its "commitment to digitalisation" and the sector's central importance to the economy. Following a meeting of the council of ministers, the entrepreneur Carme Artigas was confirmed as the next Secretary of State for Digitalisation and Artificial Intelligence, with former official Roberto Sanchez appointed Secretary of State for Telecommunications and Digital Infrastructure.

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