Communiqué : ITU, Thailand cement agreement to hold next ITU Telecom event in Bangkok, 14-17 November

Host Country Agreement signed by ITU Secretary-General and Thai Deputy Prime Minister in high-level ceremony
Geneva, 17 May 2016 – ITU and the government of Thailand today formally confirmed arrangements for the holding of the next ITU Telecom World event in Bangkok this coming November through a special Signing Ceremony led by Thailand’s Ministry of Information and Communication Technology (MICT) and the Royal Thai Government.

One of the world’s key global ICT event for corporates, governments and SMEs, this year’s ITU Telecom World focus will be on the most effective ways to grow the digital ecosystem and the key role that SMEs can play in this process. The theme echoes the Thai government’s commitment to prioritizing support to enhance local SME competitiveness as a key mechanism in driving national ICT industry growth.

ITU Secretary General Houlin Zhao expressed his pleasure that ITU would once again collaborate with the Thai government to organize the event, and praised the country’s strong belief in ICTs as drivers of development, as evidenced by its welcoming ITU Telecom World to Bangkok for the third time in recent years.


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