Last week in January, Stefan Minovici and his Promia Cyber Technology Chairman and partner, Gen (ret.) Wesley Clark, have made an official visit to Kuwait to meet with various state and private entities to promote the latest cyber security and anti-hacking/penetration expertise available in the United Sates.
During the trip, Mr. Minovici met with His Excellency Mathew H. Tueller, the US Ambassador to the State of Kuwait at his office. The meeting was also attended by Col. Clay G. Williams, Director – Security Cooperation Directorate and by Mr. Dao M. Le, Senior Commercial Officer. Stefan Minovici also attended, together with Gen. Clark, a reception hosted by H.E. Ambassador Vasile Sifoneti and Mrs. Sifoneti at their official residence in Kuwait City.
Among the companies visited during the four-day visit were EBLA Computer Consultancy, which represents Microsoft in Kuwait and the Central Agency for Infrastructure Technology (CAIT) – of the State of Kuwait, represented by Mr. Abdullatief S. Al-Suraie – Director General and by Mr. Khalid AbdulKareem Alenezi, Director of Technology and Infrastructure, as well as by Mr. Adlah E. AL-Ghimlas – Head of Infrastructure Affairs.
Other companies visited were Zajal Telecom, the premier Kuwait company in charge of all internet communications/security and telecom exchanges for the State of Kuwait and responsible for all main industries, including banking, infrastructure and oil. The US delegation was met by Mr. Joe Antony Cheyadan – General Manager and by Mr. Mohammed A. Kazmi – Senior Manager.
At the National Bank of Kuwait, the largest bank in Kuwait (US$ 498 billion in assets), the delegation was greeted by Mr. Tamer Gamali – Chief Information Security Officer, and by Mr. Samer Bedi – Executive Manager – Information Security Office and their team of IT specialists. The next bank visited was the Commercial Bank of Kuwait where Mr. Enayatullah Gatsulkar – IT Security Manager and his team made an ample presentation of the bank needs and security requirements.
At the Kuwait Ministry of Interior, the delegation was met by Gen. Ali Al-Muaeli – Managing Director – and over 50 ranking officers from the police and state security apparatus, were a request for testing of Promia equipment (hardware and software) was made.
At Al Safat Investment Company, the delegation was greeted by Mr. Waleed A. Al-Asfoor, Vice Chairman and by Eng. Sahib S. Khajah – Support Services Manager. The investment group works with, among others, the family of H.H. Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, the Emir of Kuwait and is interested in developing a long-term partnership with Promia Cyber Technologies.
The final meeting of the trip was at Al Anba (The News), the most powerful and influential newspaper in the Kuwait , where the delegation met with Yousef Khaled Al-Marzook – Executive General Manager and Editor-in-Chief and owner of the publication. Mr. Minovici was accompanied for the entire length of the trip by Mr. John Mullen, President and CEO of Promia Inc., the creator and developer of all Promia Cyber Technology promoted and sold by the New York based company. PCT also operates as a reseller of Promia Inc. products.
Promia Cyber Technologies has forget a strategic alliance with the Romanian company Red Point Solutions, led by CEO Razvan Gidei and Chairman Bogdan Solcanu. Mr. Gidei and his team was part of the Promia Cyber Technologies group visiting Kuwait.
Red Point Solutions will open an office and a lab in Kuwait City that will represent the interests of PCT in Kuwait.