TRA partners with Senegal to share best ICT practices

The MOU was signed at the International Telecommunications Union Council being held in Geneva

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TRA partners with Senegal to share best ICT practices Both parties will meet industry demand and keep pace with new technologies and allow their respective authorities to address any challenges faced
By  Aasha Bodhani Published  May 31, 2016

The Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Regulatory Authority for Telecommunications and Posts of Senegal as part of TRA's strategic partnership programme with telecoms regulatory authorities worldwide to share best practices in the sector.

The MoU aims to provide an overall framework of collaboration for sharing the best practices in ICT, development in regulatory tools and human resources, research and development and the promotion of commercial activities in the sector.

Both parties will establish a yearly calendar to identify the mutual programmes and activities to spotlight the work plan and means of implementation to achieve the goals set in the agreement. This will ensure that they meet industry demand and keep pace with new technologies and allow their respective authorities to address any challenges faced.

H.E. Hamad Obaid Al Mansoori, TRA's director general, said: "The TRA continues to play its role in advancing the UAE's development in the telecoms sector. As an elected member of the ITU Council, we strive to promote the country's willingness to participate in joint initiatives which will contribute to ICT development in the region and the world."

H.E. added: "It is our pleasure to sign the MOU with Senegal in our joint efforts to develop and improve the ICT sector. This agreement signifies the importance we assign to information exchange and the sharing of experiences as we face common challenges, as well as keep pace with the fast speed of development in the sector."

The MOU was signed on the sidelines of the 2016 session of the International Telecommunications Union Council being held in Geneva.

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