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Scott Gordon President-CoreIR
Darren Mercer Chief Executive Officer
Moran Amran Controller
Brian Kinstlinger Alliance Global Partners
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Operator

Ladies and gentlemen, thank you for standing by. Good morning and welcome to the MICT Second Quarter 2021 Financial Results and Corporate Update Conference Call. [Operator Instructions] Participants of this call are advised that the audio of this conference is being broadcast live over the Internet and also being recorded for playback purposes. A webcast replay of the call will be available approximately one hour after the end of the call through November 16, 2021. I’d now like to turn the call over to Mr. CoreIR, Investor of firm. President Gordon, the Relations Company’s Scott Please sir. go ahead,

Scott Gordon

and and Good second for results call. operator. you, thank quarter update morning financial MICT Thank the everyone you conference for joining XXXX corporate us

us of and Officer Joining Chief MICT. Controller MICT; from Darren Moran MICT Mercer, today Executive for Amran, are

for be operational or results. During will statements statements performance making this call, that future including forward-looking management address MICT’s expectations

that may from Forward-looking cause results statements other involve materially risks to those factors statements. and differ actual

these as reflect about the described recently XX, annual law, and update contains The it. is today to my to information information particularly For MICT that with refer factors ahead. MICT’s today turn reports this XX-Q circumstances It Darren, pleasure please this time-sensitive of XX-K information content is to to the more Darren any the risk Form and call, filed precautionary now over press call. Except by risks, in or statements to obligation Form please Form on disclaims of only MICT’s Executive call to publicly filed Officer. X-K release in quarterly SEC this and that most report on accompanies that occur Chief events as go any required Mercer, after call accurate August or revise XXXX.

Darren Mercer

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Moran Amran

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Darren Mercer

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Scott Gordon

investors Many from thank these for today’s and feedback of them continued shareholders. received interest, their were support company questions call Thank repetitive. The many of you, for we questions Darren. and

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Darren Mercer

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Scott Gordon

Thank you.

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Darren Mercer

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Scott Gordon

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Darren Mercer

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Scott Gordon

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Darren Mercer

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Scott Gordon

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Darren Mercer

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Scott Gordon

behind launch this? for launch Magpie What appears the now reason for? schedule. when is to slightly Your the is scheduled be And

Darren Mercer

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Scott Gordon

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Darren Mercer

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Scott Gordon

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Darren Mercer

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Scott Gordon

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Darren Mercer

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Scott Gordon

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Darren Mercer

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Scott Gordon

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Darren Mercer

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Scott Gordon

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Darren Mercer

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Scott Gordon

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Darren Mercer

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Scott Gordon

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Darren Mercer

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Scott Gordon

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Darren Mercer

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Scott Gordon

Thank you, Darren.

over back Please We’re now go the operator for going live to to the Q&A. our ahead. turn call

Operator

Alliance [Operator Please Instructions] First Kinstlinger, comes from Global go Partners. question Brian ahead.

Brian Kinstlinger

Hi, Darren. Thanks for taking my questions.

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Darren Mercer

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Brian Kinstlinger

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Darren Mercer

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Brian Kinstlinger

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Darren Mercer

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Brian Kinstlinger

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Darren Mercer

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Brian Kinstlinger

Great. Thanks, Darren.

Darren Mercer

Thank you, Brian.

Operator

remarks. like I’d back Mercer question-and-answer over [Operator go Darren our Instructions] to session. Please to closing the concludes turn Mr. for This conference ahead.

Darren Mercer

much. very you Thank Okay.

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Operator

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