El Ferdaous launched #digitalfikra via his own Facebook page on January 1 and is keen to receive ideas, feedback and suggestions by 14 January.
“The best proposals will be presented to the agency’s board of directors,” wrote El Ferdaous.
Since January 1, there has been a steady flow of ideas to the hashtag – but less than 12% of the replies have been from women so El Ferdaous r is particularly keen to hear from more female netizens. The Secretary of State has encouraged his followers to share his post as the initiative is aimed at giving everyone in Morocco the opportunity to share their ideas on how to accelerate the digital transformation of the Moroccan landscape
One of El Ferdaous’ aims is to open doors for citizens and to encourage them to take an active part in decision-making for Morocco’s digital strategy.
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El Ferdaous revealed that he received more than 350 ideas from 120 participants. only 12 percent of the participants are women. El Ferdaous is eager for women to get involved and increase their participation. The young secretary of state has encouraged his followers to share his post with their friends in order to make them voice their ideas, launching a call on women under where are the women hashtag.
Propositions shared under the Digitalfikra hashtag suggest the launch of an annual innovation contest and the creation of start-ups for paid institutions, including engineering schools and business schools. Other participants called on the agency to develop an education model, using new technologies.
El Ferdaous aims through this initiative to open doors for citizens and to encourage them to take an active part in decision-making regarding Morocco’s digital strategy.
The launch of #Digitalfikra follows the success of a previous online campaign last summer. In August 2017, El Ferdaous launched the #Fikrainvest, calling Moroccans to submit ideas that would help reform the investment charter of 1995.
El Ferdaous was pleased with the success of last year’s campaign which contributed to the development of the new version of the investment vill
The hashtag was welcomed by participants who sent hundreds of ideas, which helped develop the new version of the investment bill.