Azerbaijan, Baku, 29 May / Trend H.Valiyev /
Azerbaijan has great scientific potential which plays an important role in the development of the information and communication technologies (ICT) sector, the Deputy Minister of Communications and Information Technologies Elmir Velizade said in his speech at the international conference 'Actual problems of mathematics and computer science', held in Baku.
According to Velizade, the work done in the field of information and communication technologies has contributed to the substantial development of the sector.
The leading role in the achievement of success in the field of ICT, according to Velizade, belongs to both professionals in the field and the scientific works of Azerbaijani scientists.
"The synthesis of science, experience and practice contributes to new major developments in this area. Accordingly, today there is a need to strengthen the scientific potential for further development of science in the country. Azerbaijan has a strong research potential which has turned into a sort of school for many industries. Today, the main task is preservation of this school as well as its future development," Velizade said.