BEIRUT, April 9 – Kuwait said Wednesday it supported a proposal to form an Arab delegation to the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), to follow up on Arab countries’ issues in general and Palestine in particular.
Communications Ministry Undersecretary Hameed Al-Qattan confirmed Kuwait’s support, in a statement to KUNA, on sidelines of the 37th Arab ministerial council Ministers of Communications and Information Executive Office meeting hosted by Lebanon.
Al-Qattan noted that the meeting adopted a number of recommendations related to postal services, including an Algerian stamps exhibition, in addition to matters related to special techniques in the mail and parcel distribution.
The Kuwaiti official pointed to the adoption of the recommendations related to the Standing Committee for Communications, Information Technology, Internet governance, the fight against cybercrime, and youth role in communications.
Meanwhile, Lebanese Minister of Communications Butrus Harb mentioned in a speech at the meeting the role of Gulf states in defending the legitimacy emanating from the will of the people, including the need for Arab countries to develop mechanisms and resolve problems, and restore peace.
Harb also hailed proposals made at the meeting, especially on how to cope with security threats in terms of communication.
Members of the executive office include Kuwait, Lebanon, Oman, Egypt, Iraq, Palestine, Saudi Arabia, and Morocco.