Azerbaijan to be represented at Asian Regional Summit of World Economic Forum

Baku, September 11 (AZERTAC). Minister of Communications and High Technologies of Azerbaijan Ali Abbasov will attend the Asian Regional Summit of the World Economic Forum (WEF) to be held in Tianjin, People’s Republic of China on September 10-12.

The summit will discuss the issues of the application of new technologies, scientific and technological achievements in economy, innovative entrepreneurship, in particular, ICT development, the impact of high technologies on economic development and the role of government in these areas.

Within the summit, the participants will be provided with detailed information about reforms implemented and achievements made in Azerbaijan in the field of communications and high technologies, a variety of topics will be discussed and talks will be held on supporting and implementation of international projects such as Trans-Eurasian Information Super Highway (TASIM), which is considered priority for Azerbaijan and received political support by relevant resolutions of the UN General Assembly, and the Eurasian Connectivity Alliance (EuraCA), established at the initiative of Azerbaijani Government.

Minister Ali Abbasov will participate in panel discussions, meet with delegations from other countries and discuss the development of relations and new opportunities for cooperation between the countries in relevant areas.

Azerbaijani minister will also participate in the preparations for the session to be held in Davos on January 22, 2015 in conjunction with the UN Broadband Commission for Digital Development and in the discussions on BakuTel-2014 conference and exhibition to be held in Baku in conjunction with International Telecommunication Union (ITU) on December 2, 2014.


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