Summit of the GCC Governments to social networking to exploring future of more sophisticated




Mohamed Al Ghanim, TRA’s General Director, the opening of the Summit.

Monday’s Summit was launched GCC Governments to social networking, which is an important platform for reviewing the different views of delegations on the future of social media sector in the GCC.

Where Mohamed Al Ghanim, TRA Director General, opening address to the Summit, during which he said that the period of the great benefits that will contribute to the advancement of the social media sector in the region.

And Fadi Salem, Chairman of the current Summit and Director of the program on corporate governance and innovation in the Dubai school of Government, a keynote entitled “the impact of social media in the Arabic region, where it said necessary policy guidance to adopt a dynamic approach and greater flexibility, in order to enable public access to basic life needs with ease and smoothness.

Said Mohamed Al Ghanim that watch today from the tremendous developments in the means of communication requires all discussion related to social media, noting that the Gulf region is a part of this world, it is also the day of the key players in this area, where the top of the region, including the State of the electronic scene Arabic U.A.E. all activities and developments, so the State is experiencing a steady increase in the use of smart technology, smart mobile devices of all kinds, and that increase is accompanied by activity Unprecedented social media in the UAE, today has a broad sectors of society and the digital readiness of companies that come as a direct result of the future vision of wise leadership, as he put it.

Among the topics discussed during the first day of the Summit: “the Government in the delivery of government services through mobile phones and smart government services through social networks to enhance communication”, this link Hamad Obaid Al Mansouri, Deputy Director General of the telecommunications regulatory authority of the information sector and e-Government, highlighting through put this subject on the future participation of Governments in the social media sector more clearly, saying that the body established for itself a foothold in the social sector to Dependence on the sector across different sectors and Government services by 2015, within the framework of the strengthening of communication with the community. By Hamad Obaid Al Mansouri was confident that this approach will lead to a better understanding of the needs of community members in real time.

Not only the first day of the Summit to government agencies, but also addressed the participation of individuals in this sector. In this context, Nur n, Director of corporate communications at the TRA, a lecture on “the role of women in social media-enabled sector and helping women to enhance their participation in social media,” and carrying a distinctive point in promoting women’s participation in this sector in the future, saying that social media is a fun profession for women, and is a tool for enhancing the participation of women in community development, a sublime message of mothers and working women alike, so Giving them the opportunity to take their role in the ongoing debate about upgrading our reality.

And if some people believe that social networking is limited impact due to the targeted users of smartphones and portable, this hypothesis is incorrect in figures on the extent of the use of mobile phones in the Gulf, the UAE has ranked first globally by 73.8%, early 2013. Saudi Arabia came in third with 72.8% absent the rest of the Gulf States on the list of the first 15 States. This means that there are large numbers of such devices: an average of every three users between the four members in the two largest Gulf in terms of population density (the United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia are 80% of the total population in GCC).

Dr. Hassan Dawood, Director of the Office of the ASCC media in Dubai one sponsor of the Summit, that the media sector over time has proved that the best day ever, which keeps the content in advance as a priority, because the channels of communication are changing. And, specifically, the development of infrastructure for social networking media to become the State leader in this area, through the dedication of this tool to push people toward greater participation and thinking creatively beyond expectations. Therefore, the top government alkhlihet social networking major turning point towards the formulation and development vision in the coming decades, which will contribute to the strengthening of the position of the company as well as the UAE Government in this sector to set an example for other countries, he said.

The Summit attracted a galaxy of international speakers who offer lectures are very important in this area, notably: “Adam Fischer, who presided over what is described as the greatest social campaign in history,” Obama for America “; and” Elizabeth Linder, a specialist in Government and private sector policies on Facebook. The list also includes “Silke von brokhosn”, United Nations development programme, Dr “Aisha Al busmait” Director of the Department of marketing and corporate communications at roads and transport authority, Dr. “azimuth”, head of new media at Dubai Media incorporated and others.
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