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

Mufarreh Nahari
Updated 30 March 2019

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.”


WATCH: Car ploughs through Grand Mosque courtyard in Makkah, crashes into door

Updated 2 min 8 sec ago

WATCH: Car ploughs through Grand Mosque courtyard in Makkah, crashes into door

  • Police say driver in ‘abnormal’ condition

RIYADH: Video footage captured the dramatic moment a car was driven at high speed across the courtyard of the Grand Mosque in Makkah, before finally smashing into one of the doors on Friday night.

Saudi security authorities then arrested a man who was pulled from the car, state news agency SPA reported.

Reports suggest the car was driven at high speed on a road surrounding the southern square the Grand Mosque, also known Masjid Haramain, SPA added, quoting the official spokesman of Makkah region, Sultan Al-Dossari.

He said the incident happened at around 10:30 p.m..

No one was hurt in the incodent the report added.

Investigators said the driver of the car was a Saudi citizen who was “in an abnormal condition.” 

The offender is being referred to the Public Prosecution office, it said.