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UAE participates in 21st GCC Telecommunications meeting


UAE participates in 21st GCC Telecommunications Meeting(Riyadh) – United Arab Emirates, represented by a delegation headed Telecommunications Regulatory Authority, participated in the 21st Meeting of GCC Telecommunications, Information Technology and Post Ministers Committee held recently in Riyadh. The meeting discussed a range of issues of interest to the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries, related to the Information and Communications Technology (ICT).
The UAE delegation comprised of officials from the TRA including Engineer Tariq Al Awadi, Executive Director of Spectrum and Engineer Nasser bin Hammad, Senior Manager of International Affairs, in addition to representatives from Emirates Post, Emirates Telecommunications Corporation (Etisalat), and Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company (du).
Mohamed Nasser Al Ghanim, TRA Director General commented on the meeting: ‘Due to the convergence between sister states in the GCC, the cooperation between these states becomes a vital issue to all parties, as it contributes to promoting links between our countries, and garners the maximum benefits of sharing available expertise for the good of our people in GCC countries. Our participation in the meeting further demonstrates our commitment towards our brothers in GCC countries, and our interest to continue this cooperation in ICT fields. Taking into consideration the UAE’s leading position in the ICT sector, we are always ready to provide our best experiences and knowledge in this field in order to promote ICT across all GCC countries.’