His Excellency Minister of Communications and Information Technology Eng. Abdullah Amer Al-Sawah visited ITC's optical fiber drilling sites in Dammam as part of the initiative to provide urban areas with fiber optic broadband services (one of the initiatives of the National Transformation 2020 program within the vision of the Kingdom 2030). Where he was briefed on the work of the project in Al-Nakheel district, implemented by ITC in multiple neighborhoods in the eastern region.
This is the second inspectional visit of the company's projects where His Excellency had a previous visit in Riyadh.
On his visit, Eng. Ghassan Itani, the CEO of ITC, explained the details and stages of the project within the planned schedule. ITC oversees several neighborhoods in Dammam like Al Nakheel , Al Khaleej, Al Anoud, Al Salam, Al Aziziyah, Al Qadisiyah and Al Faisaliah
While, The Minister of MCIT was accompanied by Undersecretary of Infrastructure, Eng. Abdullah Al-Kanhal, and a number of ministry and project officials.
ITC aims to cover 640 thousand homes in various cities of the Kingdom.