Qatar Participates in 28th GCC Meeting on Post, Telecommunications

Thursday, July 16, 2020
Qatar Participates in 28th GCC Meeting on Post, Telecommunications

Doha – Qatar

The State of Qatar today participated in the 28th Meeting of the Cooperation Council for the Arab States of the Gulf (GCC) Committee for Under-Secretaries of Post and Telecommunications, which was conducted via video conferencing.

The high-level delegation representing Qatar was led by the President of the Communications Regulatory Authority (CRA) HE Mr. Mohamed Ali al-Mannai, and also included high-level representatives from the Ministry of Transport and Communications (MOTC) and Qatar Postal Services Company (Q-Post).

The meeting discussed several topics on developing information and communications technology (ICT) sector and postal sector in the GCC member states and discussed means to boost cooperation between them in these vital sectors and with the EU.

The meeting also discussed the recommendations of the 32nd Meeting of GCC Committee for Post Heads and Under-Secretaries, in addition to recommendations of several specialized committees and working groups, such as the Committee for Telecommunications Legislation and Regulation, Technical Committee of the Technical Office, International Roaming Working Group, and the Working Group of OTT Legislation and Regulation.

Additionally, the meeting discussed the future directions of the committee's work based on the lessons learnt from the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.