Kazakhstan interested in cooperating with South Korea in ICT sphere
Astana, Kazakhstan, May 20
By Daniyar Mukhtarov - Trend:
The chairman of Kazakhstan's Agency for Communication and Information, Askar Zhumagaliyev proposed to create a joint Kazakh-Korean research center.
Zhumagaliyev put forward this initiative after his meeting with Cho Young Im, a member of South Korea's National ICT Strategies Committee, Kazakhstan's Agency for Communication and Information said on May 16.
"The talks with Young Im touched upon the development of e-government in the two countries and the plans of South Korea to move from the Gov 2.0 format to the Gov 3.0 format which is based on the personalization of services and e-democracy," the agency said.
The parties also discussed the prospects for implementation of the Bigdata project in the public sector, Kazakhstan's Agency for Communication and Information added.
Zhumagaliyev also met with the Senior Vice President for Research of IDC, Steven Frantzen and discussed the issues related to the development of e-commerce market in Kazakhstan.
Moreover, they viewed the measures for stimulating the development of the ICT sphere.
Kazakhstan previously adopted a state program 'Information Kazakhstan -2020' to increase the share of e-commerce in the country's goods and services market to 10 percent.
Edited by C.N.