Zain Bahrain, a leading telecommunications provider in the Kingdom, announced its sponsorship of the 9th edition of Bahrain International eGovernment Forum, under the patronage of His Highness Shaikh Mohammed bin Mubarak AlKhalifa, Deputy Prime Minister, Chairman of the Supreme Committee for Information and Communication Technology. The forum is set to take place at The Ritz Carlton Hotel, on the 7th and 8th October 2018.

As one of the forum’s official sponsors, Zain Bahrain will provide high-speed Internet to all participants and visitors.

The two-day forum will cover a range of topics including cloud technology, cyber security, blockchain technology, data analysis and digital transformation. The eGovernment Forum is expected to attract over 450 participants and visitor from around the world, including experts from the United Nations and other international organizations, as well as senior government and eGovernment representatives from the Kingdom of Bahrain and participating countries. Additionally, the forum will address some of the most prominent Bahraini and regional ICT success stories that benefits the participant and visitors alike.

Shaikh Abdulla bin Khalid Al Khalifa, Director of Corporate Communications and Investor Relations at Zain Bahrain, said: “Zain Bahrain has always been committed to participating in high-level telecommunications and technology events across Bahrain and the region. We expect from this year’s edition complement its successes achieved over the past nine years and continue to provide a vital platform to address key e-government technological issues by field experts and participants.”

“Sponsoring the Bahrain International eGovernment Forum 2018 falls in line with our cemented belief in our adapted strategy towards contributing to the development of the ICT sector in the Kingdom, which Zain Bahrain is demonstrating through the participation and sponsorship of various initiatives and events in this sector and domain,” he added.

Zain Bahrain provide a full range of telecom services to their B2B clients, which include local and international connectivity, high-speed internet access, fixed voice & PABX, as well as mobility solutions.