Azerbaijani President Receives Microsoft Director
Azerbaijan, Baku, 25 January / corr Trend S.Ilhamgizi / The signing of agreement on strategic cooperation between the Azerbaijan Government and Microsoft was discussed in a meeting between Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev and Krieger Mandi, Microsoft Director for Researches and Strategy, in Davos on 25 January.
The agreement will include protection of intellectual property in Azerbaijan, legalization of software and implementation of Microsoft investment projects in Azerbaijan.
Mandi said that Microsoft is planning to establish in Azerbaijan an Electronic Information Center.
The meeting focused on the implementation of some projects to make Azerbaijan as center for transit of information to the region. The sides held exchange of opinions on Microsoft projects in Azerbaijan on highly qualified engineers.
The Azerbaijani President stated that Azerbaijan achieved great successes in economy, inkling the energy sector. The head of state stressed the importance attached to the development of non-oil sector in the country, whereas the IT remains to be of high priority. The President voiced his confidence in close cooperation with Microsoft.