Azerbaijan, Baku, March 14 / Trend /
Minister of Communications and Information Technologies of Azerbaijan Ali Abbasov met on Thursday with a delegation of one of the leading companies in the field of ICT in Romania - SIVECO headed by President and CEO Irina Sokol, the press service of the ministry said.
The Minister informed the guests of the work conducted in Azerbaijan in the field of ICT, as well as opportunities and reforms in the field of information technologies. He also spoke about local and regional projects, including the Fibre to Home model which ensures provision of broadband Internet to all areas.
He also made reference to the Trans-Eurasia Information Superhighway High (TASIM) and EuraCA (Eurasian Connectivity Alliance) and stressed SIVECO's ability to join these projects in the near future.
In response, Sokol has expressed her satisfaction with the development of the ICT sector in the country highlighting the launch of Azerbaijan's first telecommunications satellite into a geostationary orbit.
She said SIVECO is interested in cooperation with Azerbaijan in implementation of the e-government project.
In the framework of cooperation with various structures including the Ministries of Education, Health and Agriculture of Azerbaijan, SIVECO is actively involved in the development of education and introduction of software to increase productivity in the agricultural sector as well as other projects, Sokol stressed.
Sokol said the company could provide useful suggestions on 'e-education', 'e-health', 'e-business', 'e-agriculture', 'e-customs' and other electronic solutions with ISO certificates in the future.
In turn, the Minister of Communications and Information Technologies of Azerbaijan has expressed confidence that the experience of Romania will have a fruitful impact on reforms in the field of ICT in Azerbaijan.