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State Customs Committee: Azerbaijan pays special attention to ICT use in customs sphere

Business Materials 12 September 2011 10:42
The Azerbaijani State Customs Committee (SCC) pays special heed to defining areas for further use of information systems and technologies in the customs sphere and tries to assess their experiences, an article by SCC Deputy Chairman Reza Hasanaliyev's, published by the official press, states.

Azerbaijan, Baku, Sept.12/ Trend, A.Akhundov /

The Azerbaijani State Customs Committee (SCC) pays special heed to defining areas for further use of information systems and technologies in the customs sphere and tries to assess their experiences, an article by SCC Deputy Chairman Reza Hasanaliyev's, published by the official press, states.

"From this point of view, the third international scientific conference on 'e-customs services: a look into the future,' scheduled to take place in Baku on Sept.12-13, will be an important event," Hasanaliyev said.

He said the conference will discuss ICT and e-customs services, the role of ICT in cooperation between customs and business organizations, as well as rendering of e-services in state authorities.

"Some 160 representatives of governmental and nongovernmental organizations and representatives from over 20 countries expressed their willingness to participate at the conference," Hasanaliyev said.

He said that other countries have become increasingly interested in Azerbaijan's experience in this field.

Representatives of customs authorities of Uzbekistan, Russia, Macedonia and Argentina visited Azerbaijan to become better acquainted with e-customs service projects implemented by the SCC and the Committee's ICT strategy.

"Given the growing interest in Azerbaijan's experience, it is possible to predict an increase in the number of such visits in the future," Hasanaliyev said.

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