Azerbaijan to cooperate more with International Telecommunication Union for ICT development (PHOTO)


BAKU, Azerbaijan, September 27. Azerbaijan will further cooperate with the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) to strengthen inter-country dialogue in the field of information and communication, Azerbaijani Minister of Digital Development and Transport Rashad Nabiyev tweeted, Trend reports.

According to him, Azerbaijan has been a member of the Union since 1992 and an active member since 2014.

“During the regular ITU conference, I informed my colleagues about the digital transformation projects implemented in Azerbaijan. We will continue to collaborate with the mentioned high-ranking company to expand inter-country dialogue on ICT”, wrote Nabiyev.

As noted by the Minister, building a creative and innovative society in Azerbaijan is possible only through digital transformation.

“We are currently developing a number of government programs for the advancement of digital transformation. The ministry is working on investing in the country’s broadband infrastructure, as well as implementing national projects through GPON technologies. In addition, Azerbaijan is the initiator of the establishment of Trans-Caspian fiber optic cable line under the Caspian Sea at the regional level.Participants in the project are Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan and Turkmenistan. The implementation of the relevant initiative will pave the way for the expansion of digital services in the countries of the South Caucasus, the Middle East, Central and South Asia,” he said.

Nabiyev also stressed the importance of these projects and that ITU Member States should pool their resources so that all countries and all sectors of society benefit from the ICT sector.


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