The General Authority for Regulating the Telecommunications Sector (TRA) of the UAE has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) that aims to strengthen the collaboration between the two countries within the Telecommunications and ICT space.
Key areas of cooperation include technological developments and new technologies; universal services of telecommunications and Mobile Number Portability (MNP), spectrum issues, green telecom, e-government and e-services, in addition to participating in international events and forums and any other issues as may be mutually agreed.
H.E. Hamad Obaid Al Mansoori, UAE TRA’s director general said: “This agreement falls within the framework of bilateral cooperation between UAE and India, and aims to secure optimum utilisation of the telecommunication sector to best serve the development efforts, economy, and knowledge society, which will reflect positively on the competitiveness of both countries. The importance of the telecommunications sector is reflected through the strategic role it plays in our contemporary society, as it contributes significantly in the economic and social development. We regard taking advantage of the global expertise and strengthening the ties with international stakeholders as necessities for the growth and prosperity of this sector”