Saudi Arabia's Minister of Communications and Information Technology Abdullah Al-Sawaha announced the launch of the Digital Transformation Leaders Program in partnership with the Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Foundation (MiSK) and the Mohammed bin Salman College.
The program, announced at the Misk Global Forum in Riyadh on Thursday, aims to create a new generation of digital leaders by discovering Saudi entrepreneurs and enabling them to achieve success and excellence at the local and international levels.
The program provides supervision to 30 leading Saudi entrepreneurs to implement innovative economic and social ideas that will leave a significant impact on society and develop to local and global success stories.
Al-Sawaha said competitiveness in today's world is based not only on assets and expertise, but on knowledge, leadership and innovation.
"Countries with an advanced classification in the areas of competitiveness, transparency and happiness are those who made giant steps in digital transformation and innovation," he added.