World Radiocommunication Conference begins in Dubai with call for consensus on frequencies

Sheikh Ahmed bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Second Deputy Ruler of Dubai, at the opening of the conference on Monday
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Dubai: Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, the World Radiocommunication Conference (WRC-23) opened on Monday in Dubai.

On the occasion, Sheikh Mohammed posted on his account on X: “The UAE government is hosting today the world’s most important telecommunications conference, attended by more than 4,500 government officials from 193 countries and 900 international organisations, universities and companies from around the world.”

He added: “The World Radiocommunication Conference (WRC-23) is the place where countries of the world agree on wireless communications, their frequencies and their role in new sectors such as health, education, manufacturing, smart cities and others. We are proud that the UAE government is hosting such a global event, and we welcome all representatives of countries, companies and universities. Our message to everyone is welcome to the country of the future.”