HM the King hails national competences

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Manama, Sept. 15(BNA): His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al-Khalifa has today received, at Al-Safriya Palace, Vice President of Amazon Web Services’ worldwide public sector business Teresa Carlson, marking her visit to the Kingdom of Bahrain. 

HM the King hailed the level of cooperation and partnership in the sector of information technology and telecommunications, reiterating Bahrain’s keenness on providing advanced facilities and creating favourable environment that supports investment, encourages innovation, and embraces companies and business firms towards achieving comprehensive development and economic diversification. 

He commended Amazon’s support to the national programme, in cooperation with the Ministry of Youth and Sports Affairs by creating training opportunities for Bahraini youth to develop their technological skills towards meeting future needs and enhancing the performance of the national workforce. 

HM the hailed outstanding national competences which achieved pioneering successes and landmark achievements in the sectors telecommunications and IT technologies in the regional and international levels. 

He underlined Bahrain’s developed infrastructure in the sectors of telecommunications and IT technologies, stressing its strategic location which turned the Kingdom into a hub for world-standard companies and investments. 

Vice President of Amazon Web Services’ worldwide public sector business Teresa Carlson expressed thanks to HM the King for supporting the consolidation of cooperation with Amazon, stressing the success of Bahrain which turned into an attractive hub for international IT and telecommunications companies. 


BNA 1837 GMT 2019/09/15