On March 7, 2013, His Majesty King Abdullah II of Jordan attended the closing session of the 2013 MENA ICT Forum, under the theme Arab ICT Spring: Realizing Potential, held at the King Hussein bin Talal Convention Center at the Dead Sea.
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In other news, His Majesty will officially open the 2013 Jordan-U.S. Business Forum on Saturday, March 9, 2013, in Amman, Jordan. Per the Jordan News Agency:
“The Forum aims to enhance bilateral partnerships, as well as explore and seize mutually beneficial business opportunities in Jordan and the region.
Over three-days Jordanian and U.S. companies and business decision-makers will discuss and identify the potential opened by the Arab Spring in key sectors, as regional countries in transition seek to energize their economies.
This year’s event will feature plenary and industry-specific sessions tailored to provide first-hand insights into the unique competitive advantages that Jordan offers to regional business.
Panel discussions led by regional and international experts will focus on crosscutting themes that are vital to regional expansion into fast-growing sectors such as Information and Communication Technology (ICT) and Business Process Outsourcing (BPO), Energy, Water and Environment, Manufacturing, Basic Industries and Related Services, Healthcare and Education, and Infrastructure…”