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Bahraini firms to be out in force at Gitex

MANAMA, July 14, 2019

Bahrain Technology Companies Society (BTech) has announced that more than 40 Bahraini information and communications technology (ICT) companies will participate in the Bahrain Pavilion at Gitex 2019. The event will also feature the participation of 20 Bahraini ICT entrepreneurs.
BTech has joined hands witth WorkSmart for events management for the set-up of the Bahrain Pavilion at the biggest and boldest Tech show in Mena & South Asia which runs from October 6 to 10 at Dubai World Trade Centre.
"Participation in Gitex reflects the development of the ICT sector in Bahrain," said Ubaidly Al Ubaidly, the president of the (BTech), paying tribute to Tamkeen’s support for Bahrain pavilion at Gitex over the past 12 years. 
"Through Gitex, we can look at the latest developments in the global technology sector, enter into fruitful deals and partnerships and explore the best ways to develop companies in Bahrain for its services and products in accordance with international standards and regional market needs,” stated Ubaidly.
He was speaking at the seminar organised by (BTech) which was attended by supporters and participants of the Bahrain Pavilion at Gitex.
Al Ubaidly pointed out that the Bahrain pavilion was a good platform for development and to showcase the ICT sector's growth strategies in the presence of stakeholders from both the public and private sectors. 
"We have recently seen Amazon in Bahrain as a regional base, and we expect this to be a major breakthrough in the ICT sector, especially towards bringing and localizing global expertise in the fields of cloud computing, major data and more,” he added.
Ahmed Al Hujairi, a senior advisor of BTech and the organiser of kingdom's pavilion at Gitex, said: "It is essential we meet the supporters, partners and exhibitors to discuss opportunities and also find out ways to strengthen Bahrain's presence at the biggest technology event happening in Dubai."
"We have been very pleased with the participation of Bahraini participants in the previous Gitex, and we look forward to working together to integrate the services and products of the IT sector in Bahrain, enabling us to enhance the competitiveness of this sector locally and regionally," stated Al Hujairi. 
"We believe that Gitex is one of the best platforms to meet annually and discuss the prospects of developing the Bahraini technology sector according to the latest global trends," he added.-TradeArabia News Service


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