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Qatar signs deal with Google Cloud

Qatar is seeking to digitize its economy and government, while Google Cloud wants to expand in the Middle East.
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Google and the Qatari government signed a cooperation agreement on cloud computing today. 

The Qatari Ministry of Communications and Information Technology has awarded a cloud computing services agreement to Google Cloud. The US search engine giant will cooperate with Qatar on its digital transformation and efforts to utilize cloud computing on a larger scale. Google will help the ministry use cloud computing and artificial intelligence for data storage, managing computer networks and more, the official Qatar News Agency reported. 

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