Damascus hosted the Arab Spectrum Management Group (ASMG) meeting during the period from 22/7/2007 to 25/7/2007. The ASMG meeting came to complement a number of Arab meetings, the last of which were the 22nd Session of the Executive Bureau of the Arab Telecommunications and Information Council of Ministers and the 11th Meeting Session of The Arab Telecommunications & Information Council of Ministers which Egypt represented in H.E. Dr. Tarek Kamel, the Minister of Communications and Information technology, was honored to head.
The meeting discussed a number of significant topics related to spectrum management in the Arab World, the increase of the traffic of national and international communications between the Arab countries, exchanging opinions and viewpoints, coordinating efforts among them especially before holding World Radiocommunication Conference (WRC) next October.
Egypt was keen to take part in the ASMG meeting in order to consolidate the Arab coordination and enhance the Arab relationships in the fields of telecommunications technology.
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