Azerbaijan’s Minister of Communications and IT attends Asian Regional Summit of the World Economic Forum

Azerbaijan’s Minister of Communications and IT attends Asian Regional Summit of the World Economic Forum
# 14 September 2012 10:42 (UTC +04:00)
Baku. Vahab Rzayev - APA-Economics. Azerbaijan’s Minister of Communications and IT Ali Abbasov took part in Asian Regional Summit of the World Economic Forum, taking place in Tianjin, China.

Press service of the Ministry told APA that Abbasov delivered speeches at sessions and plenary meetings held within the framework of the summit, focusing on new technologies, the introduction of scientific and technological achievements, innovative entrepreneurship, enhanced ICT, impact of innovative technologies on the economy and the role of government in these areas.

During the session titled “Hyperconnected World”, Minister spoke about Azerbaijan’s successes in ICT sphere, the role of the country in elimination of existing digital abyss between the West and East, as well as works conducted under the leadership of President Ilham Aliyev in realization and supporting of international projects such as TASIM and EPEG.

Touching upon other regional projects, Abbasov informed the guests about VII Internet Management Forum and BakuTel exhibition-conference to be held in November, 2012, in Baku.

Delivering speech at “State on ICT” panel, Abbasov gave detailed information on e-government in state-entrepreneurship, state-citizen and citizen-entrepreneur relationships, steps taken in this direction and etc.

Within the summit, Abbasov met with his counterparts from Estonia and Nigeria, with deputy head of the Department of Homeland Security, vice president of Microsoft, the heads of China Great World Industry, Kaspersky companies and etc.
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