The Secretary-General of the United Nations, Mr. Antonio Guterres, has called for benefits of new technologies for all.
He made the call on Monday at the opening of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) 20th Plenipotentiary Conference in Dubai, the United Arab Emirates.
Guterres said that the meeting would make an effort to build a more sustainable and inclusive digital economy for generations to come.
Report says ITU brings together 193 member-states, over 700 private sector companies and over 150 academic institutions.
The local media reported that no fewer than 2,500 participants were expected to attend the meeting, including heads of government, ministers and other delegates.
The event, however, started on Oct. 29, through Nov. 16, at the Dubai World Trade Centre in the United Arab Emirates.