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Transportation Minister opens 7th ICT conference

Transportation Minister opens 7th ICT conference
Transportation Minister opens 7th ICT conference

(Manama) – Minister of Transportation and Communications, Kamal bin Ahmed Mohammed, inaugurated the seventh edition of the Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Conference “MEET ICT” and the Bahrain International Technology Exhibition (BITEX), with the participation of experts and decision makers in the information technology sectors of both private and government sectors of Bahrain, Gulf, Arab and world countries.

In a press interview with Bahrain News Agency “BNA”, the minister pointed out the significance of the ICT sector in promoting various development sectors. He also noted the advanced standing of Bahrain at the international level.

He emphasized the importance of government-private partnership to establish a solid ICT infrastructure, noting the laws and legislation adopted by Bahrain to support this vital partnership.

Batelco CEO Muna Al-Hashemi, highlighted the company’s interest in participating in the event to take part in promoting Bahrain’s ICT sector, affirming Batelco’s contribution to achieve Bahrain 2030 vision.

She underlined keenness to strengthen telecommunications and internet services in all regions of the Kingdom of Bahrain.

The MEET ICT and BITEX will run until February 9 with the participation of approximately 500 local, regional and international ICT experts who will discuss the latest technologies and share knowledge and expertise.