CITRA host the Regional Standardization Forum in coordination with the International Telecommunication Union (ITU)
The Communication and Information Technology Regulatory Authority in coordination with the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), organized the Regional Standardization Forum on Emerging Economic, Regulatory and Political Trends in a Changing Digital World, as well as the annual Regional Forum on Internet, Smart Cities and Data.
Mr. Khalid Al-Kandari, Deputy Chairman at the Communication and Information Technology Regulatory Authority, appreciated the great confidence given by the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) to the Authority to give Kuwait the opportunity to host such an important event on its territory for the first time, which brings together the best minds working and developing the ICT sector in the region.
The public and private sector are facing a major challenge towards becoming a society based on the digital economy in the world, which is living in the era of the Fourth Industrial Revolution, that is based on the techniques of digital transformation, which has become a major engine of innovation and which contribute to the renaissance of countries through the development of all public services. In addition to the main mission of the authority to oversee the optimal market of the communication and information technology and the development of appropriate regulatory policies to encourage investment and make Kuwait a gateway to communications and information technology in the Region.