New Delhi, Sep 17 (PTI) Minister of State for Communications and Information Technology Sanjay Dhotre on Thursday appreciated field force who managed telecom networks during COVID-19, and shared technology initiatives taken by the government to curb the pandemic at a BRICS meeting.
The BRICS Communications Ministers’ Meeting, held on Thursday, was hosted by Maxim Parshin, deputy minister of digital development, communications and mass media of Russia.
The meeting is held annually under the rotating chairship of member countries, and India will take over the chairship of the next meeting to be hosted in 2021 by India.
Dhotre participated in the meeting on behalf of India during the sixth BRICS Communication Ministers’ Meeting held virtually.
‘Sanjay Dhotre appreciated the field force and the managers of telecom networks who worked as COVID-19 warriors,’ an official statement said.
The meeting saw particiaption of communications ministers from Brazil, China and South Africa.