Communications Forum opens in Dead Sea Wednesday

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AMMAN — The ninth edition of the MENA ICT Forum opens on Wednesday in the Dead Sea under the Royal patronage, Al-Mamlaka TV reported.اضافة اعلان

This year’s two-day meeting comes at the end of the COVID-19 pandemic. The Information and Communications Technology Association (Intaj) has worked since its founding to organize, and hold the forum every two years.

HRH Princess Sumaya president of the Royal Scientific Society, is scheduled to give a speech at the forum. Other participants include 145 Jordanian, Arab, and international speakers, ministers of communications and information technology from Egypt, Iraq, Mauritania, and Palestine, government officials, and their counterparts of the private sector, representing 29 countries.

Intaj completed preparations for the forum, which will convene at the King Hussein Conference Center on the shoreline of the Dead Sea, in partnership with the Ministry of Digital Economy and Entrepreneurship, the Central Bank of Jordan’s strategic partner and investment partner, the Ministry of Investment, with the participation of 77 representatives of 50 investment funds from the region.

According to Intaj, the forum will discuss several files during its sessions, the most important of which include artificial intelligence, financial technology, smart industries, blockchain, and the reality of metaverse.

Deliberations would touch on metaverse’s role in providing space for entrepreneurs and start-ups from the region and beyond through interactive and inspiring sessions and workshops designed to enhance the range of business skills needed to accelerate the growth of their companies, and providing them with the opportunity to meet and communicate with investors, entrepreneurs and managers of local and international companies.

The forum’s agenda was published on the forum’s website, and through the cellular application of its first two communication and information technology segments, and the other related to the village of start-ups, to allow sufficient time for all interested to familiarize themselves with it and to arrange their times, and meetings according to the agenda.

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