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Microsoft: "People's Computer" project will provide every Azerbaijani family with PC

ICT Materials 30 June 2010 13:21
The "People's Computer" project will provide every Azerbaijani family with computer, said Mustafa Kilinc Aslan, Head of the group engaged in similar projects of Microsoft in Europe, the Middle East and Africa.
Microsoft: "People's Computer" project will provide every Azerbaijani family with PC

Azerbaijan, Baku, June 30 / Trend E.Ismayilov /

The "People's Computer" project will provide every Azerbaijani family with computer, said Mustafa Kilinc Aslan, Head of the group engaged in similar projects of Microsoft in Europe, the Middle East and Africa.

'There will be no home without a computer. In this, the project realized in Azerbaijan is the most strategic project and an example not only for the region, but also for other countries in the world," Kilinc Aslan said.  

He said "People's Computer" project is leading among the similar projects in other countries in the region, since it covers teachers and students in secondary and higher education institutions.

"This project will familiarize every citizen with the technology. It is aimed at building the economy and the future of Azerbaijan with the use of technology. It [the project] should not be taken only as a computer project," Kilinc Aslan said.  

The project is implemented by HP and Microsoft. Bestcomp Group is a supplier company.

Computers proposed under the project are provided for teachers in secondary educational institutions and are sold on an interest-free loan for up to 12 months and costs by 25-40 percent below market value.

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