Saudi Arabia wins its seat in International Telecommunication Union Council
The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia won, in the elections of member states to the Council of the International Telecommunication Union, With an international consensus.
The elections were conducted during the plenary session of the Plenipotentiary Conference of the International Telecommunication Union, in Bucharest, Romania.
Voting was held to elect 48 of the Union’s 193 member states to be members of the Union Council for the next four years.
The Kingdom was able to maintain its membership in the Council, which has been going on since 1965 and for more than 50 years in a row.
On this occasion, the Minister of Communications, Eng. Abdullah Al-Sawaha, congratulated the wise leadership.
He stressed that the support of wise leadership has enabled the Kingdom to be competitive globally, to be at the fore in the communications and information technology sector, and to gain the confidence of the international community.
Al-Tamimi added that the confidence in the Kingdom reflects the international community’s belief in its active role in the Union and its contribution to achieving its goals.
Al-Tamimi stressed the Kingdom’s commitment to continuing its support for the union in its three sectors; In addition to strengthening the digital infrastructure of developing countries to ensure a sustainable digital future for all.
In addition to winning its membership in the Federation Council, the Kingdom, represented by Eng. Majed Al-Qahtani, won membership in the Radio Regulations Committee, which consists of (12) elected members.
It is reported that the international community supported all the files led by the Kingdom – during the conference.