Nº 10 2012 > Meeting with the Secretary-General

Official Visits - ITU Telecom World 2012

During October courtesy visits were made to ITU Secretary-General Dr Hamadoun I. Touré by the following ministers, ambassadors to the United Nations Office and other international organizations in Geneva, and other important guests.

Tšeliso Mokhosi, Lethoso’'s Minister of Communications, Science and TechnologySheikh Abdullah Bin Mohammed Saud Al-Thani, Chairman of Qtel GroupNandalal Rai, Bhutan’'s Minister of Information and Communications Hany Mahmoud, Egypt'’s Minister for Communications and Information Technology Kapil Sibal, India’'s Minister of Communications and Information Technology Eiichi Tanaka, Vice-Minister for Policy Coordination (International Affairs) at Japan'’s Ministry of Internal Affairs and CommunicationsJun, Sung Bae, Director General of the Korea Communications CommissionDr Fernando Viveros, Director General of Media Telecom, MexicoMohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates and Ruler of DubaiTariq Al Awadhi, Executive Director, Spectrum International Affairs, United Arab EmiratesJacques Stern, Chairman of the French regulatory authority, Autorité de régulation des communications (ARCEP)Ali Abassov, Azerbaijani’'s Minister of Communications and Information TechnologiesIkililou Dhoinine, President of the Comoros Houlin Zhao, Deputy Secretary-General of ITU and Dr Sanqi Li, CTO, Carrier Network BG, HuwaeiJonathan Dharmapalan, Global Telecommunications Leader of Ernst & Young Anne Bouverot, Director General and Member of the Board of GSMAMichel de Rosen, Chief Executive Officer, Eutelsat Anil Prakash, Secretary General of the ITU-APT Foundation, India; Houlin Zhao, Deputy Secretary-General of ITU; and NK Goyal, Vice Chairman of the ITUDr Reza Taghi-Pour, the Islamic Republic of Iran’'s Minister of Information and Communication TechnologySaken Sarsenov, Vice-Minister of Kazakhstan'’s Ministry of Transport and Communications Lacina Kone, Advisor Information and Communication Technology, Office of the President, Côte d’IvoireDr Frederick B. Norkeh, Liberia’'s Minister of Posts and Telecommunications Professor Obi, ITU Special Envoy for Academia Abdul Aziz Bin Abdullah Al Suqair, Chairman of Saudi Telecom Company Veselin Bozhkov, Chairman of the Communications Regulations Commission, Bulgaria Dr Daisy Corrales-Díaz, Costa Rica’'s Minister of HealthTryphon Kin-kiey Mulumba, the Democratic Republic of the Congo'’s Minister of Posts, Telecommunications and New Information Communication TechnologiesAhmed Mekky, Chairman, GBI, Italy S.r.L Mohd Noor Amin, Chairman of IMPACT, Malaysia Samuel Lesuron Poghisio, Kenya'’s Minister of Information and CommunicationsDr Sayave Gnoumou, CEO and President of the Nazounki Global Medical Network Safa Nasser Eldin, Palestine’'s Minister of Telecom and IT Tuisugaletaua A. Sofara Aveau, Samoa’'s Minister of Communications and Information Technology Anudith Nakornthap, Thailand’'s Minister of Information and Communication Technology Kennedy Sakene, Zambia’'s Minister of Information and Broadcasting ServicesMohamed Alfeine, Director General, Autorité Nationale de Régulation des TIC (ANRTIC), the ComorosGibril Mané, Chairman of the Board of Directors of the National Regulatory Authority, Guinea-BissauBruno Nabagné Koné, Côte d'’Ivoire’'s Minister of Post and Information and Communication Technologies Georges Ouegnin, Ambassador of Côte d’'IvoireDr Peter A. Bruck, CEO and Chief Researcher, Research Studios Austria From left to right: Yasuyuki Nakanishi, Executive Officer, Group President, Mitsubishi Electric Corporation, Japan; Dr Hamadoun I. Touré, Secretary-GeMakame M. Mbarawa, Tanzania’'s Minister of Communication, Science and Technology
Tšeliso Mokhosi, Lethoso’'s Minister of Communications, Science and Technology
Sheikh Abdullah Bin Mohammed Saud Al-Thani, Chairman of Qtel Group
Nandalal Rai, Bhutan’'s Minister of Information and Communications
Hany Mahmoud, Egypt'’s Minister for Communications and Information Technology
Kapil Sibal, India’'s Minister of Communications and Information Technology
Eiichi Tanaka, Vice-Minister for Policy Coordination (International Affairs) at Japan'’s Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications
Jun, Sung Bae, Director General of the Korea Communications Commission
Dr Fernando Viveros, Director General of Media Telecom, Mexico
Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates and Ruler of Dubai
Tariq Al Awadhi, Executive Director, Spectrum International Affairs, United Arab Emirates
Jacques Stern, Chairman of the French regulatory authority, Autorité de régulation des communications (ARCEP)
Ali Abassov, Azerbaijani’'s Minister of Communications and Information Technologies
Ikililou Dhoinine, President of the Comoros
Houlin Zhao, Deputy Secretary-General of ITU and Dr Sanqi Li, CTO, Carrier Network BG, Huwaei
Jonathan Dharmapalan, Global Telecommunications Leader of Ernst & Young
Anne Bouverot, Director General and Member of the Board of GSMA
Michel de Rosen, Chief Executive Officer, Eutelsat
Anil Prakash, Secretary General of the ITU-APT Foundation, India; Houlin Zhao, Deputy Secretary-General of ITU; and NK Goyal, Vice Chairman of the ITU-APT Foundation, India
Dr Reza Taghi-Pour, the Islamic Republic of Iran’'s Minister of Information and Communication Technology
Saken Sarsenov, Vice-Minister of Kazakhstan'’s Ministry of Transport and Communications
Lacina Kone, Advisor Information and Communication Technology, Office of the President, Côte d’Ivoire
Dr Frederick B. Norkeh, Liberia’'s Minister of Posts and Telecommunications
Professor Obi, ITU Special Envoy for Academia
Abdul Aziz Bin Abdullah Al Suqair, Chairman of Saudi Telecom Company
Veselin Bozhkov, Chairman of the Communications Regulations Commission, Bulgaria
Dr Daisy Corrales-Díaz, Costa Rica’'s Minister of Health
Tryphon Kin-kiey Mulumba, the Democratic Republic of the Congo'’s Minister of Posts, Telecommunications and New Information Communication Technologies
Ahmed Mekky, Chairman, GBI, Italy S.r.L
Mohd Noor Amin, Chairman of IMPACT, Malaysia
Samuel Lesuron Poghisio, Kenya'’s Minister of Information and Communications
Dr Sayave Gnoumou, CEO and President of the Nazounki Global Medical Network
Safa Nasser Eldin, Palestine’'s Minister of Telecom and IT
Tuisugaletaua A. Sofara Aveau, Samoa’'s Minister of Communications and Information Technology
Anudith Nakornthap, Thailand’'s Minister of Information and Communication Technology
Kennedy Sakene, Zambia’'s Minister of Information and Broadcasting Services
Mohamed Alfeine, Director General, Autorité Nationale de Régulation des TIC (ANRTIC), the Comoros
Gibril Mané, Chairman of the Board of Directors of the National Regulatory Authority, Guinea-Bissau
Bruno Nabagné Koné, Côte d'’Ivoire’'s Minister of Post and Information and Communication Technologies
Georges Ouegnin, Ambassador of Côte d’'Ivoire
Dr Peter A. Bruck, CEO and Chief Researcher, Research Studios Austria
From left to right: Yasuyuki Nakanishi, Executive Officer, Group President, Mitsubishi Electric Corporation, Japan; Dr Hamadoun I. Touré, Secretary-General of ITU; and Dr Kazuhiko Tsutsumi, Executive officer, Vice-President Corporate R&D, Mitsubishi Electric Corporation, Japan
Makame M. Mbarawa, Tanzania’'s Minister of Communication, Science and Technology

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