Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev receives UNECE Secretary General Jan Kubis
Azerbaijan, Baku, Nov. 23 / Trend /
President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev on Wednesday received Executive Secretary General of the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) Jan Kubis.
At the meeting with Azerbaijan's President, Jan Kubis recalled his official visit to Azerbaijan in the capacity of the Minister for Foreign Affairs of Slovakia and Chairman of the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe. The UNECE Secretary General said he is amazed to see great changes in the country.
Yan Kubis highly valued Azerbaijan's energy policy and regional transportation projects and expressed gratitude to Azerbaijan on behalf of the United Nations for the implementation of Trans-Eurasia Information Superhighway (TASIM) project.
Kubis said United Nations has an international centers network around the world and is very interested in creation the International IT Centre in Azerbaijan, taking into account the rapid development of information technologies here.
President Ilham Aliyev said Azerbaijan proved out itself as a reliable partner in energy and regional transport projects. The President said IT sector is developing very fast here. Noting the importance of the various projects carried out by the United Nations, the President supported the idea of creation the United Nations IT Center in Azerbaijan.