The Europe Regional Preparatory Meeting for the ITU World Telecommunication Development Conference 2010 (WTDC-10) concluded on Thursday 3 December in Andorra La Vella with delegates reaching consensus on regional strategies to foster the development of information and communication technologies (ICTs). The agreed strategies and priorities will serve as inputs to next year’s WTDC.
The meeting was opened by the Director of ITU’s Telecommunication Development Bureau (BDT), Sami Al Basheer Al Morshid. The Deputy Secretary-General of ITU, Houlin Zhao, and Andorra’s Minister of Territorial Planning, Environment and Agriculture, Vicenç Alay Ferrer, also gave opening remarks. Jaume Salvat Font, CEO of Andorra Telecom, was nominated as the Chairman of the RPM.