Number of issued e-signatures increases in Azerbaijan
Baku, Azerbaijan, June 9
By Huseyn Valiyev - Trend:
The total number of electronic digital signatures (e-signatures) issued by the Azerbaijani National Certification Services Center in May 2014 increased by over 1.57 percent and hit 18,998 units as of June 1, 2014, the Data Processing Center of the Azerbaijani Communication and High Technology Ministry said on June 9.
The state bodies were provided with 12,924 e-signatures, 907 e-signatures were issued to the legal entities and 5,167 to citizens.
Some 47,061 people used "E-government" portal in May. The portal was used 670,139 times from December 2012 to May 31, 2014. Some 1,182,764 people used electronic services available on the portal for the period.
Some 256 services of the total number of approved electronic services (428) are available on the "electronic government" (e-gov.az) portal. The total number of e-services placed on the websites of Azerbaijani state organizations is 462.
The 'Electronic Government' website is a key tool for supporting work with citizens and businesses, belonging to the state and private sectors. It aims at reducing the number of documents required by the citizens, with the help of an electronic interaction among different bodies.
The access to the portal is conducted with the help of e-signature, the identity data of the private entrepreneurs and citizens, verification data (login and password), as well as mobile authentication system, which can be obtained in an electronic form after registering on the portal.
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