National Telecommunications Council proposed to be set up in Azerbaijan

National Telecommunications Council proposed to be set up in Azerbaijan
# 15 May 2009 16:49 (UTC +04:00)
Baku. Aynur Veliyeva - APA-Economics. Azerbaijan Internet Forum marked the World Information Society Day by holding a meeting on the situation in the field of information society in the country.

The meeting discussed the issue of proposing the government to set up a National Telecommunication Council to replace the Ministry of Communications and Information Technologies as a regulatory body.

According to the proposal, the National Telecommunications Council would be comprised of members appointed by the government and approved by parliament.

The new structure would be in charge of all the regulatory functions including licensing, allocation of frequencies, distribution of other resources, protection of healthy competition in the market, etc.
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THE OPERATION IS BEING PERFORMED