Azerbaijan negotiating mutual recognition of e-signature with Turkey, Georgia
Baku, Azerbaijan, June 22
By Huseyn Valiyev – Trend:
Azerbaijan is negotiating mutual recognition of e-signature with Turkey and Georgia, Tofig Babayev, director of the Regional Innovative Technologies Academy (RITA), told Trend June 22.
“This issue is being considered at the state level and the customs bodies of these countries are competent in the negotiations,” Babayev said.
"Over the past weeks, the customs bodies of the countries held conferences, seminars and meetings, where they also considered the issue of mutual recognition of e-signature,” he added. “Perhaps, there is already some progress in this issue."
Earlier, the Azerbaijani Ministry of Transport, Communications and High Technologies told Trend that an agreement on mutual recognition of e-signature among the members of the Cooperation Council of Turkic-Speaking Countries (Turkic Council) was reached within the second meeting of the working group of the Council held in Istanbul in May 2017.
The meeting participants reached an agreement on creating the necessary conditions for the recognition of the e-signature among Azerbaijan, Turkey, Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan.
The sides also discussed the creation of joint e-services among the members of the Turkic Council, the issues of exchanging experience and holding trainings on the creation of "e-government", using of the "single window" principle in rendering e-services, development of mobile applications, etc.