ITU approves Ethiopia ‘s request to host World Telecommunication Development Conference

Addis Ababa, June 14, 2019 (FBC) –The International Telecommunication Union (ITU) Council approved Ethiopia ‘s request to host the World Telecommunication Development Conference in 2021 (WTDC-21).

The Council approved the request at its meeting being held from 10 – 20 June 2019 in Geneva, Switzerland.

Ethiopia submitted a bid to host the Conference last May. The event is expected to attract more than 5, 000 participants drawn from across the world.

The World Telecommunication Development Conference is held once every four years.

The 2017 World Telecommunication Development Conference (WTDC-17) was held in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

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