Abuja to Host CTO 2013 Forum
The Commonwealth Telecommunications Organisation (CTO) is an international organisation based in London and established through a Headquarters Agreement with the Government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland. It is the oldest and largest Commonwealth organisation engaged in multilateral collaboration in the field of Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs), and uses its experience and expertise to support its members in integrating ICTs to deliver effective development interventions that enrich, empower, and emancipate people within the Commonwealth and beyond.
Nigeria will play host to the 11th Commonwealth Telecommunications Organisation (CTO) Forum and its 53rd Council Meeting from the 7th to the 11th of October 2013.
The forum will host at the Transcorp Hilton Abuja.
About 20 foreign Ministers responsible for Communications and ICT matters in their countries as well as over 225 leading delegates, including regulators, have confirmed their attendance of the Commonwealth Telecommunications Organisation’s 2013 Forum.
The Executive Vice Chairman, Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Mr. Eugene Juwah, has said arrangements have been concluded for the rollout of the framework for the implementation of the National Broadband policy before the end of October.
Juwah made the disclosure in Abuja, while briefing the media on Nigeria’s preparedness to host the Commonwealth Telecommunications Organisation (CTO) 2013 Forum and Council Meeting next week in Abuja.