HH The Amir Patronizes Opening of QITCOM 2019, MSC Core Group Meeting
His Highness The Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani patronized the opening of the Qatar IT Conference and Exhibition (QITCOM 2019), organized by the Ministry of Transport and Communications under the theme "Safe and Smart Cities", and the Munich Security Conference Core Group (MSC) meeting on Tuesday morning at the Qatar National Convention Center (QNCC).
The opening was attended by HE President Paul Kagame of the Republic of Rwanda, HE Prime Minister and Minister of Interior Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al Thani and a number of Their Excellencies Sheikhs and Ministers.
The opening was also attended by HE Sultanate of Oman's Minister Responsible for Foreign Affairs Yusuf bin Alawi bin Abdullah, HE Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Islamic Republic of Iran Dr. Mohammad Javad Zarif, HE President of the Kurdistan Region of Iraq Nechirvan Barzani, and a number of Their Excellencies Ministers of Information, Communications and Information Technology from brotherly and friendly countries and heads of diplomatic missions accredited to the State.
Senior officials, including experts, heads of boards of directors and chief executive officers in the field of communications and information technology also attended the opening.
The opening ceremony began with a film about the story of development and digital transformation in the State of Qatar.
HE Minister of Transport and Communications Jassim bin Saif Al Sulaiti and HE Chairman of the Munich Security Conference Wolfgang Ischinger delivered speeches on the occasion.