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Saudi Arabia Takes Part in UN Broadband Commission for Sustainable Development Meeting

Governor of the Communications and Information Technology Commission
(CITC) Dr. Mohammed bin Saud Al-Tamimi took part in the meeting of the
United Nations Broadband Commission for Sustainable Development, held
virtually on Friday, with participation of leading figures in the field
of communications and information technology, from various governmental
and private sectors, around the world.

At the outset, Al-Tamimi lauded the revival witnessed in the sector
of communications and IT, in the Kingdom, and efforts it exert as it is
holding the current presidency of the G20, in terms of making at avail
more opportunities for the digital world users, through pushing forward
relating international files, in order to fill the digital gap and
revive digital economy through using artificial intelligence and harness
technology to confront Coronavirus pandemic.

During the meeting, the participants discussed an array of important
issues, including digitally-administered health and education as well
as protection of children while using the internet, in addition to
entrepreneurship.

The UN commission works to launch activities and initiatives that
deal with the use of broadband as an enabling tool for building
societies of the futures.

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