Arabsat will hold its 147th Board of Directors meetings in Dubai – United Arab Emirates from 5th – 6th November 2014, headed by the Saudi Ministry of Information Deputy and Arabsat Chairman Saleh bin Abdulaziz Al Moughaelith.
Nine Arab countries are participating in this meeting – Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Libya, Qatar, United Arab Emirates, Oman, Iraq, Yemen and Tunisia.
Khalid Ben Ahmed Balkheyour President and CEO of Arabsat, said that this session of the board meeting will be preceded by the specialised committees meetings. The current board meeting will discuss numbers of topics most important of is the project of manufacturing and launching four new Satellites, two of them on Arabsat orbital positions, and the other two are on Hellas-Sat orbital positions, that was acquired by Arabsat last year.
Balkheyour added that Arabsat is the only Satellite operator in the Middle East, that offers a full range of satellite telecommunications and broadcasting services in addition to broadband services through a growing fleet of satellites on 26° East, 30.5° East and 20° East as well as Hellas-Sat orbital position 39°East.