Under the patronage of Abdullah bin Adel Fakhro, Minister of Industry and Commerce, Eman Ahmed Al Doseri, Undersecretary of the Ministry of Industry and Commerce, launched the eleventh Information and Communication Technology Conference (MEET ICT) and the Bahrain International Technology Exhibition (BITEX).
The launch takes place between July 4-6 under the theme “Achieving Sustainable Development through Digital Transformation for Industries, Companies and Governments” organised by the Bahrain Technology Companies Society (BTEC) and Worksmart for Event Management.
The Undersecretary affirmed the Ministry’s commitment to supporting the technology sector, stressing the pivotal role played by the ICT sector in creating job opportunities, supporting GDP, and accelerating the economic development process.
She added that the Government of Bahrain encourages local companies and projects that offer advanced technological ideas and solutions, in addition to advanced digital infrastructure in Bahrain, and the adoption of cloud technologies and qualified and trained human cadres are key factors in attracting partnerships with global leaders in the field of technology, strengthening Bahrain’s ecosystem and making it an attractive destination for innovative projects.
Tariq Fakhro, BTEC Chairman, expressed the society’s appreciation to the ministry for this sponsorship, stressing the society’s keenness to enhance cooperation between the Ministry and the companies and institutions of the sector.
The conference will address the development of technological strategies to advance the Kingdom’s future position, including encouraging consumers to use sustainable products and services, redirecting capital to sustainable solutions, and inspiring governments to adopt sustainable approaches.
In addition, the conference encourages professionals and companies to discuss how digital transformation can improve their business and increase productivity.