June 26, 2020
The Telecommunications Regulatory Authority Employees Syndicate
met with the Minister of Telecommunications HE Eng. Talal Hawat
at the MoT premises on 24/6/2020.
The main objectives and discussion points on the meeting’s agenda related to the activation of Telecom Law 431
and the TRA prerogatives and responsibilities particularly with regard to the spectrum management and licensing.
During the meeting, Minister Hawat stressed on his intention to enact and implement Law 431 soon after its revision and amendment. Minister Hawat is convinced that the TRA should practice its prerogatives and relies on the Authority to help him enact the Law through constructive cooperation. It was suggested to hold a joint workshop between both institutions to discuss Law 431 and the amendments to be included.
The syndicate expressed the willingness of the TRA to cooperate with the Ministry and help the Minister succeed in his duties. Employee representatives also highlighted the need to establish a communication channel between the Authority and the Ministry while respecting the institutional existence of the TRA and its scope of work.
The Minister ended the meeting by expressing his willingness to cooperate with the TRA and stressed on the fact that he has an open door policy.