NCS Group opens in Bahrain bringing cutting edge IT expertise to Middle East

Singapore, May 27, 2006

NCS Group, a leading IT and communications engineering services provider in the Asia Pacific and Middle East regions, today announced the official opening of its Middle East office in the Kingdom of Bahrain. Held at the Ritz Carlton Bahrain Hotel & Spa, the launch event was attended by Dr. Lee Boon Yang, Singapore’s Minister for Information, Communications and the Arts, and NCS’ key Bahrain partners Xpand Advisory and DTZ Bahrain as well as customers from the public and private sector.

NCS, together with strategic local partner Xpand Advisory, are committed to positioning themselves at the forefront of the IT services and dynamic communications engineering market in the Middle East. The company is currently completing a unique ICT and security infrastructure project for the iconic Bahrain World Trade Centre.   NCS Bahrain is sited in the Manama district and currently employs 20 people. 

The NCS project at the Bahrain World Trade Centre showcases the company’s state-of-the-art Intelligent Building Solutions.  With the aim of developing further similar projects throughout the Middle East, the company intends to increase its local headcount so as to be able to manage those future projects.

NCS Group will also focus on the delivery of its services and solutions to the public sector, financial services and aviation industries. With more than 3,000 dedicated professionals in its regional workforce and an impressive portfolio of 2,000 large-scale mission-critical IT projects that span a wide gamut of industries, the company is able to deploy its experienced staff to manage projects. 

 “The Middle East, and in particular Bahrain, is one of NCS’ primary focus markets.  With more than 50 years of experience offering a unique blend of ICT and communications engineering, we are confident of providing our customers with innovative solutions that will deliver business value and a sustainable competitive edge,” said Dr Chong Yoke Sin, CEO of NCS Group.

Dr Fouad A. Al Rumaihi, Managing Partner of Xpand Advisory added, “We are delighted to be a strategic partner with a reputable group such as NCS.  We look forward to working with NCS in providing proven and sophisticated IT solutions to a wide range of organisations in the Kingdom of Bahrain.”

NCS, led in Bahrain by Country Director, Mohammed Taib, is currently also pursuing various consulting and infrastructure projects in Dubai, Kuwait and Qatar.

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Wendy Tang
NCS Pte Ltd
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About NCS

NCS is a member of the Singtel Group and the leading information, communications and technology (ICT) service provider with presence in over 20 countries. NCS delivers end-to-end ICT solutions to help governments and enterprises realise business value through digital transformation and the innovative use of technology. Its unique delivery capabilities include consulting, applications development, systems integration, outsourcing, infrastructure management and portal solutions.