His Royal Highness Crown Prince Al Hussein bin Abdullah II on Thursday followed up on the implementation of His Majesty King Abdullah’s directives to adapt to the impact of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), especially in digitisation.

Crown Prince Al Hussein spoke to Minister of Digital Economy and Entrepreneurship Mothanna Gharaibeh and stressed the importance of digitisation as a national necessity amidst the current circumstances.

His Royal Highness said expediting efforts to complete the e-government programme is needed to improve services offered to the public, calling for involving the private sector and start-ups in seeking technical solutions for providing e-government services.

Following up on Royal directives, the Crown Prince also underscored the importance of strategic planning by the state to counter any future challenges through a unified national registry and a national database that details strategic reserves in all sectors.

His Royal Highness called for investing in Jordan’s successful management of the COVID-19 crisis to secure job opportunities for young Jordanians, especially in outsourcing and exporting electronic solutions.