TRA UAE inks deal with American University of RAK
TRA UAE has signed an agreement with American University of Ras Al Khaimah
The Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA) UAE has signed an agreement to fund the information and innovation centre and build a laboratory for the American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK), on the first day of GITEX 2016. The fund’s value is worth AED 3.4 million (US $930,000).
By doing so, the TRA seeks to promote and support innovation and higher education. H.E. Hamad Obaid Al Mansoori, TRA Director General, said that innovation is important in shaping the future of the country. He adds that empowering university students is a major element for modern technology to bring about innovation in the ICT sector and enable them to develop technologies that serve local needs and lifestyle.
“The TRA has placed innovation as one of the top priorities among its programs by providing educational scholarships and harnessing the innovation spirit among students such as the TRA innovation camp.
“ICT is a major factor in innovation. The TRA considers itself to be an essential partner of the education sector in promoting creativity and developing technologies out of their innovations,” H.E. Al Mansoori said.