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TRA of Bahrain Discusses Domain Name Project

31-Jul-2016 | Source : AG-IP News | Visits : 4090
MANAMA  - The Telecommunications Regulatory Authority ("TRA") of Bahrain, at the invitation of the Ministry of Transportation and Telecommunications (MTT), has hosted meetings with the related governmental and private entities to discuss the launch of the English (.bh) and the Arabic (.البحرين) domain name project. 
 
According to the Authority, the meetings aimed at developing the regulatory and operational framework for the registration of Bahrain’s domain name.
 
In a statement, TRA’s Director of Technical and Operations, Mohammed Alnoaimi said: "Developing the framework to enable Bahrain’s domain name to be registered in Arabic and English for consumer use will add value to the nation’s ICT development. Adopting simplified, safe services for the registration of domain names will support the digital, knowledge-based economy in Bahrain; particularly the e-commerce sector," he added.
 
Alnoaimi concluded that "All members involved are keen to leverage aspects that suit the Kingdom’s ICT sector according to international best practices. Our aim is positioning Bahrain as regional ICT hub in accordance with the objectives of 4th National Telecoms Plan."
 
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