Sisi directs to make use of satellite Tiba-1 in communications sector

MENA , Saturday 9 Jan 2021

Tiba-1 applications can benefit new messaging network for the state's administrative apparatus

Egypt's president Abdel Fattah El-Sisi

President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi directs on Saturday the making use of Egyptian satellite Tiba-1 to serve the country’s communications and information technology sector.

Sisi’s remarks came during his meeting with Communications Minister Amr Talaat, Head of the Egyptian Space Agency Mohamed Afifi, and other officials, said Presidential Spokesman Bassam Radi.

Tiba-1 applications can benefit a new messaging network for the state's administrative apparatus, which is being established ahead of moving all the ministries and agencies to the New Administrative Capital, east of Cairo.

The meeting also reviewed the state's satellite communications network and the future and potential use of Tiba-1.

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