ITIDA Supports World's Longest Journey to Build Largest Digital Library and Promote SDGs

1 October 2019

The Information Technology Industry Development Agency (ITIDA) announced its support for Egyptian motorcyclist, adventurer Ali Abdo to achieve his targeted world's longest journey on an electric motorcycle.
Throughout the journey, the World Records holder Ali Abdo aims at promoting sustainable development goals and raise awareness of environmental issues in the region.
Eng. Hala El Gohary, CEO of the ITIDA, said that the agency will provide the logistical support and technical expertise needed for the digital documentation of the places covered during the journey along with the toolbox to establish what we can call modern encyclopedia of Egypt.
El-Gohary pointed out that the journey includes visits to the tech parks, training centers and innovation hubs ITIDA spread across the country.
El-Gohary added that Egyptian traveler and adventurer Ali Abdo will visit about 75 cities during his trip, which provides a great opportunity for us to promote ITIDA’s nation-wide programs that target the youth of different age groups.
The 100-day trip aims to draw attention to many Egyptian landmarks, highlight Egyptian history and heritage, and create a digital identity for Egypt professionally, introduce its attractions digitally, and promote its investment climate in a sophisticated and modern way.
Ali Abdo explained that he seeks to set his third world record through a journey on an electric motorcycle for a distance of 25 thousand kilometers, where he will visit all governorates of Egypt to raise awareness of environmental issues and global warming.
He added that that the journey aims to spread the culture of electric vehicles in Egypt to preserve the environment and reduce pollution and fuel consumption, as well as availing and propagating digital content that will be produced out of his journey for free and in high quality.
Ali Abdo is the first Arab to achieve a world record in the field of motorcycles, and holds the world title in Guinness Book of Records and founder of the initiative on Egypt on motorcycles.
The journey is being carried out in cooperation with the United Nations Development Program, the Ministry of Youth and Sports, the Ministry of Immigration, the Ministry of Military Production and a number of civil society and private organizations.

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