The municipality of the capital of Saudi Arabia, Riyadh, announced a cooperation with the technological giant IBM. The company will develop strategies for implementing DLT in public services. This is reported by ITP .net.
Elm, the technology partner of the municipality, will help IBM. The task of the American corporation is to develop a blockchain solution for the municipality, and Elm will integrate these technologies into the government services of the country.
According to representatives of the municipality, blockchain projects are needed to serve the citizens of the country in digital format and support the goals of the program Saudi Vision 2030.
We are proud of the partnership that will significantly enhance the methods and procedures of the services provided by the Municipality. Elm is continuously applying its expertise, innovative capabilities, national talents and global partnerships towards the systematic digital development that ensures improved efficiency, in line with the Kingdom's National Transformation Program 2020. The expertise of Elm will contribute to enriching customer experience, to build the best solutions for both public and private sectors and to contribute to the transformation towards an e-Government model, in line with the Saudi Vision 2030.
Dr Abdulrahman Al Jadhai
Chief Executive Officer, Elm
Earlier IBM announced a partnership with the Australian government. As part of the cooperation, the corporation will provide automation services to the country's departments and help introduce blockchain technology into government services.