Expert opinions on International Digitalization forum

Experts say that the international forum "Digital Agenda in the Era of Globalization" held in Almaty was topical. It is the digital transformation that must play a key role in improving the citizens’ lives and fostering economic growth. Coordinated and joint actions will help introduce modern technologies everywhere. This will serve as an additional stimulus for the development of the EAEU and its member states. Kazakhstan, which ranks first among the CIS countries in the development of information technologies in the state administration, has developed a digital agenda until 2025, the future of the entire region depends on the quality of its implementation, experts believe.

AFIQ JOHAR, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, VENTURES AND GLOBAL PARTNERSHIPS, MALAYSIA:

 - I am trying to support Kazakhstan government with innovation in general. I think that a lot of experience that can be shared both between Malaysia as well as Kazakhstan. We started our digitization journey much earlier than Kazakhstanis.

Digitalization of economies will increase the competitiveness. Today, this factor is a key to the success of any country. Measures that are taken place at the state level to support digitalization allow faster innovation.

MAXIM KAZAK, FORUM MODERATOR, CHIEF EDITOR OF CNEWS:

 - A different stage is taking place now which is digital revolution. This is when besides traditional solutions, technologies appeared. This changed our ideas about technologies and even essences that humanity used for hundreds and thousands of years. The quality of life of citizens of your country depends on how quickly the people develop information technologies and use them in activities.