TRA heads UAE delegation in second meeting with the Administration of the Republic of Belarus

TRA heads UAE delegation in second meeting with the Administration of the Republic of BelarusThe Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA) headed a United Arab Emirates delegation in a satellite frequency coordination meeting with telecommunication officials from the Republic of Belarus, the meeting was the second of its kind held this year following a request from the Republic of Belarus Administration.

The purpose of the meeting was to coordinate the frequency requirements of Belarusian satellite networks with the UAE’s as a way to eliminate potential interference between the satellite networks of both Administrations. Mr. Ahmad Amin, Engineer Space Services in the TRA, headed the UAE’s delegation which also featured representatives from Al Yah Satellite Communications (YAHSAT). The overall outcome of the meeting being mutually beneficial for all parties concerned.

“Building on the success of the last meeting in May of this year, the discussion with our counterparts in the Republic of Belarus was very productive. Coordinating our satellite networks is essential and reducing interference between operators is a core responsibility of the international team at the TRA. With that in mind, the UAE values its relationship with the officials based in the Republic of Belarus and so to with our counterpart’s right across the globe. Cooperation of this nature is essential to the development of ICT infrastructure both at home and internationally and we thank the Republic of Belarus Administration for hosting us,” said H.E. Mohamed Nasser Al Ghanim, TRA Director General.

The core of the discussion centered on achieving coordination of relevant bands used by both the UAE and the Republic of Belarus Administrations. Establishing frequencies that both Administrations can use without creating interference for one another was one of the first topics discussed followed by ways to increase coordination efficiency, resolving outstanding problems and addressing issues that may arise in the future.

At the close of the meeting, both UAE and Belarusian representatives expressed their satisfaction of the conclusions drawn. The meeting was deemed a success and all involved agreed to continue their cooperation going forward.

#Republic of Belarus# telecommunication officials# Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA)# United Arab Emirates