Baku, Azerbaijan, April 17
By Matanat Nasibova – Trend:
Digital development in the field of information technology is one of the priorities for Azerbaijan, and this process is of great interest both in the republic and the member states of the Regional Commonwealth in the field of Communications (RCC), said Elmir Velizade, Deputy Minister of Transport, Communications and High Technologies of Azerbaijan. He made the statement at the 6th meeting of the High-Level Working Group on the Development of the Information Society held in Baku on April 17, Trend reports.
As the Deputy Minister informed, the meeting agenda covers key issues related to the digital development in the RCC member states, priority areas of the activities of the High-Level Working Group in 2019-2025, and the implementation of the project entitled "Concepts of cooperation among CIS member states in the field of digital development" and the "Plan of priority actions on its implementation".
At the meeting, challenges faced by telecom operators as part of the implementation of digital economy programs in RCC member states as well as cooperation of RCC participants and development of the joint approaches in Internet governance will be also discussed, he said. "Given the rapidly changing trends in modern technologies, the constant activity of our working group acquires special importance. At the same time, we will touch upon the achievements in the field of sustainable development of modern communication technologies," Velizade added.
The 6th meeting of the High-Level Working Group on the Development of the Information Society was held in Baku on April 17, 2019.