October 28, 2009
Being organized for the first time in Beirut under the theme “Hands-on or Hands-off?” Stimulating growth through effective ICT regulation, the TRA has held a press conference today, Wednesday, October 28, 2009 at the Habtoor Grand Hotel (Hamra Room) in the presence of local, regional and international media to announce the hosting of the “9th Global Symposium for Regulators” (GSR) conference in Lebanon.
Scheduled from Nov 9th to 12th 2009, this event will not only help Lebanon reclaim a leadership position on the international telecommunications scene, but it will also attract investor interest in Lebanon and help unleash the potential of telecommunications as a driver of growth and competitiveness of the Lebanese economy.
GSR will be held under the High Patronage of His Excellency the President of the Republic of Lebanon, General Michel Sleiman. It is jointly organized by the Telecommunication Development Bureau (BDT) of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), and the Telecommunications Regulatory Authority of Lebanon (TRA).
In addition, the 2nd Global Industry Leaders Forum ( GILF) chaired by Dr. Saad Al Barrak, Zain’s CEO, will take place on the very first day of the event (November 9th ). GILF has been designed to complement and reinforce the GSR and aims at facilitating the dialogue between industry and policy makers and regulators on pertinent issues that currently prevent or slower down ICT and telecommunication investment in developing and least developed countries. All participants in the GILF are invited to attend the first day of the GSR.
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