UAE is Gulf’s most ICT prepared country

UAE leads the way in the Middle East for using technology to create a better economic and social environment, according to a new report published by the World Economic Forum.

The Global Information Technology Report 2009-2010 ranks the UAE as the 23rd best country out of 133 survey on how it uses information technology to create a “more economically, environmentally and socially sustainable world in the aftermath of one of the most serious economic crises in decades”.

Globally, Sweden came out on top, followed by Singapore and Denmark.

In the Gulf region, the UAE was placed six places above Bahrain, which edged Qatar into 29th place.