Upon the request of H.E. Mohanna Al Mohanna, Director General of the Central Department of Statistics and Information (CDSI) of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, SESRIC conducted an expert mission for the period of 4 – 16 March 2010. Eng. Huseyin Hakan Eryetli, Acting Director of IT and Publication and expert on IT Projects and eGovernment has been sent to this mission.
After several meetings, SESRIC agreed to cooperate on the following projects:
- CDSI Information Data Bank Project
- CDSI eGovernment Intranet Project
- CDSI Web Site Enrichment Project
At this stage, various meetings were held with the CDSI Web Unit and a report on “How to Enhance and Enrich the CDSI Web Site?” has been presented by the SESRIC expert to the CDSI.
It was agreed that these missions should be continued and SESRIC stressed its willingness to share its expertise on eGovernmental issues as well as other IT and statistics related fields.
It has been decided that a second mission will be conducted near the end of May 2010.