Geneva, 01 October 2010 – ITU’s Connect Arab States Summit is the third in a series of regional events aimed at mobilizing resources to support a rapid, region-wide transition to broadband digital infrastructure and services. By bringing together key global and regional players in the sector, the Summit will help generate human, financial and technical resources needed to support ICT growth, widely recognized as the engine of future economic prosperity and sustainable development.

The Connect Arab States Summit will be held from 28 to 30 November 2011 in Doha, Qatar. It will be hosted by Qatar’s Supreme Council of Information and Communication Technology, ictQATAR.

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