RIPE NCC and TRA hold roundtable in UAE on government role in Internet – Intelligent CIO ME

The RIPENetwork Coordination Centre (RIPE NCC), in co-operation with the TelecommunicationsRegulatory Authority (TRA) in the UAE, have held a roundtable discussion dedicatedto Arab ICT ministries and regulators on The Role of Arab Governments in InternetDevelopment.

Thediscussion put the spotlight on current opportunities and challenges in theMiddle East in managing Internet resources and highlighted new developments.

The roundtablewas attended by representatives from several Arab countries, including: UAE, KSA,Kuwait, Bahrain, Yemen and Egypt.

H.E. HamadObaid Al Mansoori, TRA Director General, said: We have important strategicissues to examine and discuss, we have a lot of headlines that representopportunities and challenges at the same time. These include the future of the Internetin light of the growing scope of users across the region and the implementationof IPv6 and the consequent necessities of co-ordination and mutual benefit fromexpertise and experience.

Salam Yamout, Board Member,RIPE NCC, added: The RIPE NCC is committed to working with stakeholders, includinggovernments in the region, to advance and develop the Internet, and to supportthem with the necessary technical expertise.

We commend the work of the TRA in UAEand its role in developing new initiatives to support the development ofInternet and economic growth in the region. These meetings are an idealplatform to address some of the pressing challenges facing information sharingand Internet security today.

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