Islamic Solidarity Games to be fully provided with IT services
Baku, Azerbaijan, Oct. 6
By Huseyn Valiyev - Trend:
Azerbaijani Minister of Communications and High Technologies Ali Abbasov signed an order on providing the upcoming fourth Islamic Solidarity Games to be held in Baku in 2017 with telecommunication services, the ministry said Oct. 6.
The structural departments of the ministry, fixed and mobile communication operators were instructed to systematically render the telecommunications services, Internet and mobile communication in all venues of the games, the order says.
The staff was established under the ministry. The appointed people are also heads of the departments of the ministry, mobile, fixed, satellite communication operators, e-security center and others.
A working group with other market participants will be established to prepare the technical proposals to ensure rendering the sustainable telecommunications services during the fourth Islamic Solidarity Games and coordination of the issues arising from the order.
The staff has been instructed to take relevant measures to ensure the rendering of necessary telecommunications services, mobile and TV broadcasting services in the facilities which will host competitions during the Games.
Additionally, according to the minister's order, it will be necessary to address issues related to the allocation of necessary frequency resources to attract consultants and other experts in this sphere for working out technical proposals.
All the work carried out in this sphere will be directly controlled by Azerbaijan's minister of communications and high technologies.
The decision to hold the 4th Islamic Solidarity Games in Azerbaijan in 2017 was adopted during the voting in 8th General Assembly of the Islamic Solidarity Sports Federation in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, Jul.24, 2013.
It is planned to hold the Islamic Solidarity Games in May 2017. The official opening and closing ceremonies of the Games will be held at Baku Olympic Stadium.
Representatives of 57 Muslim countries are expected to participate in the Games. It has been initially agreed to hold competitions on 20 sports during the 4th Islamic Solidarity Games.
Edited by SI