Tunisia Economic City (TEC) and Dubai based ABC Technique FZE signed today a Memorandum of Understanding to develop Africa’s first Information Technology hub under ‘Silicon Africa‘ within TEC project. ABC Technique FZE and its international partners will plan, design, build and manage the new city in partnership with TEC in a Public Private Partnership.
Silicon Africa will be built over an area of 1.6 square kilometers (1,600,000 square meters) within TEC project and will serve as a platform for IT companies from startups to the IT giants to look after the development of Information Technology, Internet of Things, research and development in related industries, showcase of innovations and will also have a residential district to house executives and employees, a hospitality, utilities and amenities center.
Dr. Riadh Khalifa Toukabri President and Founder of Tunisia Economic City Signing on behalf of TEC said after signing the MOU: “We have seen the initial plan put by ABC Technique and the vision they have for the development matched with their capability to attract prominent IT companies from all over the world and we look forward for mutual cooperation to deliver Tunisia Economic City with the Silicon Africa as an essential part of it.”
On his part, Mr. Nour Jabi, Managing Director of ABC Technique FZE said: “The new Silicon Africa City was in planning for the past several months and his team is excited and honored to be part of Tunisia Economic City mega project. ‘Silicon Africa’ will be a smart sustainable Eco-friendly city built using cutting edge technologies in design and building and will provide many inducements to its residents like free highest-speed WiFi coverage all over the city, smart city environment, and high end utilities and public transportation system among many more features”, Mr. Jabi added.
ABC Technique FZE is an entrepreneur company specialized in turnkey IT solutions, its headquarters is based in Dubai Silicon Oasis, United Arab Emirates.