TRA participates in ABILITIESme Exhibition and Conference

DUBAI: The Telecommunications Regulatory Authority, TRA, is to participate in the upcoming ABILITIESme Exhibition and Conference as the official National Telecommunication Partner, which is being currently held under the patronage of Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Culture, Youth and Community Development and honorary President of the Future Centre for Special Needs, at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibitions Centre.

“The TRA’s participation comes via the ‘Echo of Silence’ project, through which we use modern technologies to enhance the services provided to improve the lives of those within the disabilities and special needs communities. The TRA plays a pivotal role in improving the lives of those in this sector of society and this is a core aspect of our CSR strategy,” said Mohamed Nasser Al Ghanim, Director-General of the TRA.

“The TRA is exerting great effort to support the growing sophistication and increasing prevalence of smart services in the U.A.E. as we consider this to be essential for societal progression. Extending the benefits of ICT to all sectors of society is essential and sponsoring high profile events such as ABILITIESme, is testament to our contribution towards this national effort. We are proud to be named the official National Telecommunication Partner and look forward to its participation in the event with great promise,” added Saeed Al Suweidi, Support Services Sector Deputy Director.

The ABILITIESme Exhibition and Conference is positioned as a strategic and grassroots Corporate Social Responsibility initiative aimed at supporting people with disabilities and special needs communities.

SOURCE: WAM