Samena Council, ITU to host ICT event
Kuwait, July 24, 2013
Samena Telecommunications Council and International Telecommunication Union (ITU) have partnered to enhance co-operation within the information and technology community (ICT) of South Asia, Middle East and North Africa (Samena) regions, through a high-level event.
Samena and ITU will promote ITU Telecom World 2013 among all its stakeholders at a knowledge-sharing and networking event to be held in Bangkok, Thailand, from November 19 to 22.
Leading industry stakeholders from the public and private sectors, including heads of state and government, ministers, heads of UN agencies, heads of regulatory authorities, CEOs from the ICT sector, leaders, consultants, academics and digital innovators, are expected to attend.
“The ITU’s interest in using our platform to effectively support its events in the region is a positive one and augurs well for our member base who stand to benefit,” said Bocar A Ba, CEO of Samena.
“We look forward to seeing strong representation and participation from the regional ICT community at the ITU Telecom World 2013 in Thailand. This event will provide ICT players in the Samena region with the opportunity to exchange ideas, collaborate on industry issues and identify solutions with far-reaching benefits,” he added.
Samena collaborates with leading non-profit international organisations, including the International Telecommunication Union and the European Telecom Network Operators’ Association. Its current network consists of 25 countries from South Asia, Middle East and North Africa. - TradeArabia News Service