With the Presence of Their Excellencies the Arab Telecommunications Ministers
Sultanate of Oman Hosts the 40th session of Arabsat General Assembly meetings in Muscat
Muscat / Riyadh / Cairo / Dubai / Paris on 11/4/2017
Arab Satellite Communications Organization - Arabsat - holds its Board of Directors meetings in Sultanate of Oman - Muscat - today and tomorrow 11th &12th April , followed by the General Assembly meetings with the presence of Their Excellencies the Arab Ministers of telecommunications and the Heads of Arab Delegations.
Eng./Khalid Balkheyour President & CEO of Arabsat said that the meetings of the board and the General Assembly in Muscat will discuss a number of important topics such as the Board annual report, selection of new members to join the Board of Directors, approval of Arabsat final financial account report for 2016, in addition to many other relative subjects that support Arabsat future vision and strengthen the cooperation between the Arab members.
Balkhyour added "The meetings in Muscat will begin with Arabsat Board of Directors meeting, which will be held at the Grand Hyatt Hotel Muscat today and tomorrow. The meeting will be attended by the Deputy Telecommunications Ministers and the Executive Heads of Arabsat Board of Directors , Headed by His Excellency Dr. Ahmed bin Mohammed bin Salem Al Futtaisi, Minister of Transport and Telecommunications of Sultanate of Oman. The Minister of Culture and Information of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia will deliver a speech to transfer the heading of this session of meetings to Sultanate of Oman.
The board of Directors of ARASAT is composed of nine countries: Sultanate of Oman, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Libya, Sudan, Algeria and Djibouti.
Arabsat Chief Executive Officer confirmed that the company is finalizing the launch of its first satellite of the 6th generation , scheduled to be launch by the mid of 2017.
It is worth mentioning that the organizing committee for the meetings of Arabsat General Assembly has completed all preparations for the current session hosted by Muscat during the period from 11th to 13th April.
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