Dubai: The Telecommunications and Digital Government Regulatory Authority (TDRA) has announced the initiation of the Radiocommunication Assembly 2023 (RA-23), in anticipation of the forthcoming World Radiocommunication Conference (WRC-23). The WRC-23 is scheduled to take place in Dubai from November 20 to December 15 of this year.
The proceedings of the Radiocommunication Assembly (RA) began with an opening speech by Eng. Mohammad Al Zarooni, TDRA Deputy Director General of the Information and Digital Government Sector and the Dean of the ongoing RA session.
“In every meeting held within the RA, everyone assumes a profoundly significant humanitarian role, embodying the spirit of a unified and cooperative humanitarian team. Here, the endeavors of nations and sectors converge on all aspects of radiocommunications, reflecting our shared aspirations for development, prosperity, and progress for our communities and humanity at large,” the Deputy Director General added.
The activities of the first day of the RA further included opening speeches by Ms. Doreen Bogdan-Martin, Secretary General of the ITU, Ms. Mario Maniewicz, Director of the ITU Radiocommunication Bureau (BR), and Ms. Carol Wilson, Chair of the Radiocommunication Assembly.
Additionally, the session engaged in a thorough examination of the RA’s agenda. This encompassed discussions on the draft agenda for the RA’s launch, the preliminary agenda for its inaugural plenary session, the proposed organizational structure, the draft meeting schedule, the heads of delegations’ meetings, and the recommendations for appointing chairs and vice chairs for the RA and study groups.