PwC signs major digital consulting MoUs in Saudi Arabia

18 March 2024 2 min. read

PwC’s digital consulting team in Saudi Arabia has beefed up its portfolio of work in the public sector with the signing of six new major agreements.

Announced and formalised during the Kingdom’s flagship tech event LEAP, PwC has signed memorandums of understanding (MoUs) with Ahad, Digital Government Authority, Ejada, Mobily, Saudi Data and Artificial Intelligence Authority, and Tawuniya.

All six clients are Saudi government entities, with the scope of work to focus on digital transformation, tech innovation, digital advancement, tech upskilling, and cybersecurity. Further details on the intentions have not been disclosed.

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Speaking on the significance of the agreements, Fadi Komati, Tech Strategy and Regulations Lead at PwC, said: “Technology transformations are pivotal in turning the Saudi Vision 2030 into a reality. These strategic agreements with key government entities signify our dedication to supporting our clients in delivering excellence and nurturing next-gen talent in Saudi Arabia, marking a step forward in the nation's digital transformation journey.”

Under its Vision 2030 initiative, Saudi Arabia has set its sights on becoming one of the most technologically advanced nations in the world. Much of the nation’s progress is spearheaded by government-owned entities, who in turn are supported by expert providers such as consultancies, IT service providers, and technology outsourcing groups.

Recognised as one of the leading digital consulting firms, PwC serves as a trusted digital advisor to government clients.

Speaking on the firm’s digital capabilities, Riyadh Al Najjar, PwC’s Country Leader for Saudi Arabia, said: “In this era of digital transformation, PwC is at the forefront, guiding organisations through new landscapes towards a future rich in innovation and prosperity. Together, we are not only supporting Vision 2030's ambitions but are active participants in crafting a thriving future for Saudi Arabia.”

Alongside unveiling its clients wins, PwC also showcased its digital expertise at LEAP. Serving as the official ‘Digital Consulting Partner’ of the four-day event, PwC informed visitors on digital topics such as artificial intelligence, cybersecurity, cloud, climate tech, smart cities, and robotics, amongst others.