Egypt contracted with multinational company “Samsung” to supply tablets for the development of the secondary education system, for the benefit of the Ministry of Education.
The signing ceremony was attended by Prime Minister Mustafa Madbouly, the Ministers of Education and Communications, as well as Samsung officials.
Nader Saad, the official spokesman, said that the the agreement, signed on Wednesday, includes the establishment of a factory in the Beni Suef, with investments amounting to $30 million, which will contribute to providing job opportunities for more than 500 citizens, as well as training up to 1000 students in the factory.
Saad added that the agreement also includes updating the tablet model to T505N model, instead of the older T585 version, in an effort to improve the technical specifications according to the latest technology currently available.
He indicated that according to this agreement, the specification and model will be updated every two years, in order to keep pace with the development in the field of manufacturing.
The factory in Beni Suef is expected supply the Egyptian made in Egypt tablets as of 2022.
According to the statement, Samsung will be committed to providing technical support and maintenance, through more than 45 maintenance centers nationwide, for a period of 36 months from the date of delivery up to Limit the replacement.