Mufarreh Nahari, director at the Saudi Communications and Information Technology Commission

Mufarreh Nahari
Updated 30 March 2019
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Mufarreh Nahari, director at the Saudi Communications and Information Technology Commission

Mufarreh Nahari has been the director of Market Studies at the Communications and Information Technology Commission (CITC) since July 2018. He also worked as a market studies analyst at CITC from November 2009 until October 2013.

Nahari attained his bachelor’s degree in marketing from the King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals, Dhahran, in 2007.

He started his career at Cisco Systems, a networking hardware company, in September 2007 as a Cisco NetVersity account manager. He worked in different departments and positions including channel account manager and territory manager of the Cisco Entrepreneur Institute until October 2009.

Nahari also worked at Mobily as executive manager of wholesale marketing from November 2013 to January 2017. He then became the director of business marketing and worked in this position till July 2018.

Speaking at the annual Communications and Information Technology Indicators Forum in Riyadh, Nahari said: “It is expected that by 2020 the experimental uses of 5G will be fully completed and they will be ready to launch the official 5G sim by then. By the end of 2020 we expect that 5G will be used in 30 percent of the big cities in Saudi Arabia.”


Saudi efforts to promote tolerance, moderation lauded

Updated 23 July 2019
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Saudi efforts to promote tolerance, moderation lauded

RIYADH: The rector of the Islamic University of Brussels hailed Saudi efforts to promote moderate Islam, reject extremism, fight against terrorism, serve the religion and its followers, and respond to aberrant ideologies that have harmed the Muslim world.

Dr. Mustafa Khader Donmez also praised the programs carried out by the Saudi Ministry of Islamic Affairs, Dawah and Guidance.

“The Kingdom has established specialized scientific, educational and media institutions, called for the unity of the Islamic nation, and cooperated with all that strengthens the nation’s unity and preserves its security,” he said.

“Saudi Arabia has been holding conferences inside and outside the Kingdom, to which it invited scholars and specialists, in cooperation with regional and international bodies to promote Islamic tolerance and address the causes of extremism and terrorism.”

Donmez said the Kingdom has invited Islamic institutions and international bodies to implement programs and events that fight extremism and condemn terrorism.

“The Kingdom is keen to promote international peace and communication between cultures and the followers of different religions through calling for interreligious and intercultural dialogue, a domain in which the Kingdom has been a pioneer,” he added.

Saudi Arabia “has taken the lead in spending for this purpose as it is in line with its high status on the Islamic and international levels,” he said. SPA Riyadh