As part of the Russian exposition of the GITEX Technology Week 2018 exhibition in Dubai, an Agreement on establishment of the Russian Center of Digital Innovations and ICT in UAE was signed by and between the Russian Export Center and a local Alaroud Group holding. The RCDI and ICT will be situated in the Dubai Internet City (DIC): a free economic area organized with the support of the Dubai Economy Department. It will make it possible for Russian IT exporters to enjoy special conditions when commencing their business in the UAE and provide access to the largest technological community in the region.
Under the Agreement, Alaroud Group will accept the responsibilities related to management of the Center of Digital Innovations and provision of all the required services for IT companies, including organization of joint promotion of Russian solutions and meetings with prospective customers from among the state authorities and largest commercial companies in the markets of the UEA and Middle Eastern countries. It should be particularly emphasized that the Center to be established by the Russian Export Center in UAE will become the first organization of its kind outside Russia, which provides focused support to Russian exporters of the digital development and ICT industry, and successful experience of implementation of this project may be subsequently applied in other regions.