UN rates Saudi Arabia among most mature countries in communications and IT sector regulation

UN rates Saudi Arabia among most mature countries in regulation of communications and information technology sectors.
Updated 22 June 2018
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UN rates Saudi Arabia among most mature countries in communications and IT sector regulation

RIYADH: The United Nations specialized agency in communications and information technology — International Telecommunication Union — rated the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia among the most mature countries in the regulation of the telecommunications and information technology sectors in the world.
On this occasion, Dr. Abdul Aziz Bin Salem Al-Ruwais, Governor of the Communications and Information Technology Commission (CITC), expressed pride in the ranking awarded to the Kingdom.


Saudi communications minister receives youngest Saudi female journalist

Updated 19 July 2018
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Saudi communications minister receives youngest Saudi female journalist

RIYADH: Saudi Minister of Communications and Information Technology, Abdullah Al-Sawah stressed the Kingdom's need to discover and support local talent.
He said that the ministry has paid increasing attention to technical talents, which has been represented through the organization of several events, the latest of which was the "Hackathon Digital Machines."
The event was aimed at creating a conducive environment to develop the capabilities of the digital youth and invest in their creative potential to maximize returns.
Al-Sawah noted that the event also aimed at "harnessing their abilities to develop the digital transformation process," calling for intensified and unified efforts in order to invest in Saudi talents for the benefit of the nation.
The minister was speaking during a meeting with Marian Taher Saleh, the youngest Saudi female journalist, alongside with her father.
Al-Sawah praised the role of her family, who have been supporting her from the beginning till she was able to enter the media field, expressing his appreciation for her media achievements.
For his part, Saleh's father expressed his gratitude and appreciation to the minister for his hospitality, appreciation and encouragement for his daughter.