Business Maktoob

  • Subject : UN-GAID Chairman Launches First Fully Functional News Agency Specialized in ICT
  • Date : 10-Jun-2010
  • Text :

    HE Dr. Talal Abu-Ghazaleh, chairman of the United National Global Alliance for ICT and Development (UN-GAID), announced the launch of the first fully functional news agency specialized in the field of Information and communication technology (ICT).

    The one-of-a-kind project follows the success of Ag-IP-news Agency, The Only Specialized Global Intellectual Property (IP) News Agency which was established in 2003 to serve the IP society around the globe.

    "TAG-IT News Agency will act as a coverage tool of the latest news, events and activities in the Information Technology (IT) field and will also unleash the passion inside all of us for a world full of innovations and technology," Mr. Abu-Ghazaleh said in his speech at the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) High Level Panel held in Geneva.

    "We would like to present this news agency as a reference to all IT companies and educational institutions in addition to organizations for all the news, events and activities of the IT society," he added.

    Based in Amman, the news agency will cover major IT events and news through 73 offices around the world through a high caliber team of journalists and reporters who will bring the latest in IT world.

    According to Mr. Abu-Ghazaleh, "Our work is not being accomplished without our fortified network established with leaders in the IT domain who keeps us updated with their latest technological inventions, news, events and cooperation ties.

    We promise our readers to deliver refined media coverage and in-depth analysis with a wider perspective and thorough viewpoint in IT domain."