• Subject : Abu-Ghazaleh Congratulates Bahraini E-Government during Bahrain World Economic Summit
  • Date : 23-Nov-2010
  • Text :

    HRH Sheikh Ibrahim Bin Khalifa Al Khalifa Delivers the Opening Speech
    MANAMA - November 23, 2010 - Dr. Talal Abu-Ghazaleh, chairman and CEO of Talal Abu-Ghazaleh Organization (TAG-Org), chairman of the United Nations Global Alliance for ICT and Development (UN-GAID), delivered today an opening speech at the Bahrain World Economic Summit, held in Manama under the patronage of HRH Sheikh Ibrahim Bin Khalifa Al Khalifa, Minister of Housing.
    Dr. Abu-Ghazaleh congratulated the Kingdom of Bahrain on its E-Government policy which ranked first in the Arab world and 13th on the international level, stating that wise leadership can make many achievements regardless of the size.
    GAID Chairman announced that Bahrain has occupied a pioneering role in many fields, such as hosting the African Qualification, Training, and Consulting Center to accelerate the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs).
    Abu-Ghazaleh called upon stakeholders to participate in GAID annual conference to be held in Abu Dhabi December 5-6th where the MDGs eNabler will be officially launched and which was developed by GAID as a GPS for development and was commended by the UN Secretary-General as it transforms the call for achieving the goals from theory to practice.
    The opening session was attended by Dr. Hashim Suleiman Hussein, head of the United Nations Industrial Development Organization-Investment and Technology Promotion Office (UNIDO-ITPO) in the Kingdom of Bahrain, and Mr. Osama Al-Khajah, Projects Development. manager at Kuwait Finance House in addition to Arab and international experts.
    © Press Release 2010