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Bahrain eContent Award 2011 Arbitration Jury Starts Assessment Work
06 : 59 PM - 12/03/2011


Manama - Mar 12 (BNA) -- The organising Committee of the Bahrain eContent Award 2011 officially announced the end of registration deadline. The jury has today started a five-day assessment of the participants’ entries, which are in the fray for the award.
Chaired by Deputy Premier and High Committee chairman Shaikh Mohammed bin Mubarak Al Khalifa, the annual award aims to encourage e-Content creativity in Bahrain in ten different categories and project Bahrain’s image at the World Summit Award. The jury includes thirteen Bahrain and international members boasting acknowledged expertise in the field of information technology and telecommunications. These are Bahrain Internet Society member Nawaf Abdulrahman (Committee chairman), e-media consultant Jack Buminz (Holland), Professor Alfredo Ronki (graphics and polytechnics), Bahrain University College of Information Technology lecturer and coordinator Ghazwa Sulaibikh, Civil Service Bureau arbitration centre chief Ali Beshara, Video production technician at Bahrain University Nader Amiruddine, Navigators Company for the Middle East and North Africa Accounting Director Zuhair Al Kooheji, General Organisation for Youth and Sport (GOYS) ICT acting chief Nani Batti, Kuwaiti Finance House ICT supervisor Mohammed Al Dosary, Education Ministry senior computing expert Hana Abdul Ghaffar, ONYX Company director general Abbas Qassim, Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA) telecommunications affairs director Bassel Al Arrayed and CrediMax e-works and relations director Ali Al Misha’al. "The jury will evaluate the entries in the fray for the award in accordance with the international e-content criteria and benchmarks, which have been used in the second edition of the World Summit Award", Mr. Abdulrahman said, citing particularly quality standards, authentic content, easy access and use, multimedia value adding features. Shaikh Mohammed bin Mubarak Al Khalifa will honour the winners of the Bahrain e-Content Award 2011. The Organising Committee will also nominated three winners in each category to represent Bahrain and qualify for the World Summit Award. The contenders are in the fray are vying in ten different categories which are: eGovernment, eEntertainment, eHealth, eLearning, eScience, eInclusion, eBusiness, eCulture, ebanking and eMedia.





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BNA 1556 GMT 2011/03/12

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