Rati Kvantaliani

Rati is a political researcher specialising in International Relations of the Middle East. His research focuses on the political, economic and security trajectories of Gulf Arab states, Sino-MENA/Sino-Gulf relations, and regional technology trends.

Access Alert | Introducing Saudi Arabia’s National Industry Strategy (NIS)

Access Alert | Introducing Saudi Arabia’s National Industry Strategy (NIS)

On 18 October, Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince and Prime Minister Mohammed bin Salman launched the National Industrial Strategy (NIS), a...

14 Nov 2022 Opinion
Access Alert | CITC Publishes Whitepaper on RegTech: The Future of Regulatory Landscape

Access Alert | CITC Publishes Whitepaper on RegTech: The Future of Regulatory Landscape

In conjunction with the Regulatory Technology Symposium, the Saudi Communications and Information Technology Commission (CITC) published a whitepaper titled “RegTech:...

20 Oct 2022 Opinion
Access Alert | CITC Publishes Whitepaper on Blockchain as a Regulatory Tool

Access Alert | CITC Publishes Whitepaper on Blockchain as a Regulatory Tool

On 12 October 2022, the Saudi Communications and Information Technology Commission (CITC) published a whitepaper addressing the role of blockchain...

13 Oct 2022 Opinion
Saudi Arabia’s Global AI Summit: points of interest for the industry

Saudi Arabia’s Global AI Summit: points of interest for the industry

The 2nd Global AI Summit, organised by Saudi Data & AI Authority (SDAIA), was held from 13 to 15 September...

5 Oct 2022 Opinion