Arab Sea Ports Federation Board meetings held here on Wednesday discussed the need to adopt internet and smartphone technologies, its chief said here on Wednesday.

Sheikh Yousef Al-Abdullah Al-Sabah, who is also Kuwait Ports Authority President, said his Deputy, Abu Dhabi Ports CEO Mohamed Al-Shamisi, has been tasked with negotiations on China’s planned Belt & Road project.

The training of staff and employee development was also touched upon during the talks headed by Sheikh Yousef and additionally attended by the UAE Minister of Infrastructure Development Abdullah Al-Naeemi alongside other Arab Port Heads.